"Cardiomyoplasty" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An operation that uses stimulated latissimus dorsi muscle (SKELETAL MUSCLE VENTRICLE) to assist cardiac function. The latissimus dorsi muscle is mobilized from the chest wall and moved into the thorax through the bed of the resected 2nd or 3rd rib. The muscle is then wrapped around the left and right ventricles and stimulated to contract during cardiac systole by means of an implanted burst-stimulator. (Stedman, 26th ed)
- Dynamic Cardiomyoplasty
- Cardiomyoplasty, Dynamic
- Cardiomyoplasties, Dynamic
- Dynamic Cardiomyoplasties
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Poh KK, Sperry E, Young RG, Freyman T, Barringhaus KG, Thompson CA. Repeated direct endomyocardial transplantation of allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells: safety of a high dose, "off-the-shelf", cellular cardiomyoplasty strategy. Int J Cardiol. 2007 May 02; 117(3):360-4.