Meaning : Cardio pulmonary bypass
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Procedure
Type : Initialism
What does CPB mean or stand for ?
CardioPulmonary Bypass is a method of circumventing the blood flow of the heart through a heart lung machine.this machine is used during a coronary bypass surgery also known as CABG.
In order to operate on the arteries of the heart,it needs to stop beating,and to ensure that blood is circulated throughout the body,during this invasive surgery,the cardiopulmonary bypass method is used.