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View in Spanish: Tiempo de isquemia tibia

Warm ischemia time (… is-KEE-mee-uh …)
In surgery, the time a tissue, organ, or body part remains at body temperature after its blood supply has been reduced or cut off but before it is cooled or reconnected to a blood supply.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.