Open-heart surgery wherein a heart-lung machine oxygenates and pumps blood while the heart is stopped.
Diversion of the venous blood going to the heart into a machine via a cannula. The machine then adds oxygen and removes (if necessary) carbon dioxide from the blood and pumps it via another cannula into the arterial side of the circulation, bypassing the heart.
A machine with a pump and an oxygenator to maintain blood supply to the body while the heart's action is stopped.
refers to a procedure that provides oxygenation and systemic perfusion in a non-physiologic manner.