POSED BY MODELS. Heart surgery. Surgical team carrying out open heart surgery. The tubes at lower right are attached to a heart-lung machine. This device takes over the role of the heart and the lungs, taking blood from the body, oxygenating it and pumping it back around the body. Heart surgery includes heart transplants, coronary artery bypasses and operations on defective heart valves.
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