asystole

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  • noun

Synonyms for asystole

absence of systole

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Cardiac standstill was inspired after the freak accident of a skier who fell and had her head wedged in a frozen river.
The AutoPulse([R]) Non-invasive Cardiac Support Pump which provides CPR chest compressions when the heart is no longer effectively circulating blood due to ventricular fibrillation or cardiac standstill.
Cardioplegia or cardiac standstill is required for heart surgery, but is also a major ischemic insult to the heart.