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open-heart surgery

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Hospital
open-heart surgeryˌopen-heart ˈsurgery noun [uncountable]  MHa medical operation in which doctors operate on someone’s heart, while a machine keeps the patient’s blood flowing
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open-heart surgeryBut how do you compare open-heart surgery over that time period?Sophia is grieving the loss of her sister, who died during open-heart surgery.It was discovered in the cardiac intensive care unit where 10 children were recovering from open-heart surgery.When he was 15 months old, he had open-heart surgery.None of us had reckoned on open-heart surgery.
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