postpump syndrome


postpump syndrome
a series of complications occasionally seen in patients after heart surgery that involved cardiopulmonary bypass, with pulmonary edema and other signs of acute respiratory distress syndrome and damage to kidneys, brain, and other organs that can be fatal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • PPS — Paris Prospective Study; Personal Preference Scale; physician, patient and society [course]; polyvalent pneumococcal polysaccharide; popliteal pterygium syndrome; postpartum sterilization; postperfusion syndrome; postpericardiotomy syndrome;… …   Medical dictionary

  • PPS — • Paris Prospective Study; • Personal Preference Scale; • physician, patient and society [course]; • polyvalent pneumococcal polysaccharide; • popliteal pterygium syndrome; • postpartum sterilization; • postperfusion syndrome; •… …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations


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