sternotomy

sternotomy
n.
surgical division of the breastbone (sternum), performed to allow access to the heart and its major vessels.

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  • sternotomy — Incision into or through the sternum. [sterno + G. tome, incision] median s. incision through the midline of the sternum usually used to gain access to the heart, mediastinal structures, and great vessels. * * * ster·not·o·my stər …   Medical dictionary

  • sternotomy — n. surgical procedure of cutting through the breast bone (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • median sternotomy — incision through the midline of the sternum, done to gain access to thoracic organs and other structures …   Medical dictionary

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