"Heart Massage" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Rhythmic compression of the heart by pressure applied manually over the sternum (closed heart massage) or directly to the heart through an opening in the chest wall (open heart massage). It is done to reinstate and maintain circulation. (Dorland, 28th ed)
- Heart Massage
- Heart Massages
- Massage, Heart
- Massages, Heart
- Cardiac Massage
- Cardiac Massages
- Massage, Cardiac
- Massages, Cardiac
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Heart Massage" by people in Profiles.
Brooks WW, Conrad CH, Nedder AP, Bing OH, Slawsky MT. Thoracic massage permits use of echocardiography in unanesthetized rats. Comp Med. 2003 Jun; 53(3):288-92.
Oschatz E, Wunderbaldinger P, Sterz F, Holzer M, Kofler J, Slatin H, Janata K, Eisenburger P, Bankier AA, Laggner AN. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation performed by bystanders does not increase adverse effects as assessed by chest radiography. Anesth Analg. 2001 Jul; 93(1):128-33.
TULGAN H, BUDNITZ J. INTESTINAL INFARCTION FOLLOWING CLOSED-CHEST CARDIAC MASSAGE. N Y State J Med. 1965 Apr 01; 65:905-6.