|ICD-10-PCS||ICD9 = 37.11|
A cardiotomy is a surgical procedure where an incision is made in the heart. It can be used for suction during heart surgery.
- ↑ Alex G. Little; Walter H. Merrill (6 November 2009). Complications in Cardiothoracic Surgery: Avoidance and Treatment. John Wiley and Sons. pp. 85–. ISBN 978-1-4051-8103-7. https://books.google.com/books?id=V6i4gBDjTwkC&pg=PA85. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
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