general anaesthetic :
- n an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
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- Pioneering Heart Operation Performed for the First Time in Leicester
In a UK first, experts from Glenfield Hospital have repaired a dysfunctional heart valve by inserting a tiny implant measuring just 23mm in size. The Lotus™ Valve System was used in a TAVI (Trans catheter aortic valve implants) procedure to treat aortic stenosis in November 2013. It is less invasive than open heart surgery and does not require general anaesthetic, meaning the patient is fully ...
Feb. 21, 2014 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance