follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

intra-aortic balloon pump

intra-aortic balloon pump in Medicine

intra-aortic balloon pump n.
A pump connected to a balloon device that is inserted into the descending aorta to provide temporary assistance to the heart in the management of left ventricular failure.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for intra

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends