Membrane oxygenator


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Membrane oxygenator

The artificial lung that adds oxygen and removes carbon dioxide.
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The membrane oxygenator is an integrated arterial filter and a cardiovascular venous tank with a biocompatible coating
FAISALABAD -- Cardiac surgeons of Faisalabad Institute of Cardiology (FIC) have successfully conducted open heart surgery of a female patient by using Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenator (ECMO) first time in the history of Pakistan.
The differences in APACHE II scores, Murray score, proportion of hypertension and acute kidney injury, membrane oxygenator replacement, occurrence of multiple organ failures, and length of hospital stay between the groups with different intra-hospital prognoses were statistically significant ( P < 0.
Due to limited resources and unavailability of a specialized extracorporeal membrane oxygenator machine, the CPB was modified and converted an ECMO.
The typical ECMO system (venovenous) consists of a reservoir, a blood pump, membrane oxygenator, and heat exchanger.
Preliminary studies of the effects of extracorporeal membrane oxygenator on the disposition of common pediatric drugs.
By replacing traditional metal with SABIC's high-performance thermoplastic resins, Sartori was able to develop new see-through, laser-markable sterilization boxes for its surgical implant kits, and Braile Biomedica's new membrane oxygenator enclosures achieved greatly improved impact strength by using SABIC's resins to replace acrylic.
Less than two weeks after the Wellfield Comprehensive School pupil had his heart-swap operation, he suffered cardiac arrest and was wired up to a special ECMO - extra-corporal membrane oxygenator - machine to power his heart and lungs.
The ECMO venous-venous system consisted of a centrifugal pump and a membrane oxygenator with all components coated with heparin.
The powerful drugs killed off the cancer in 2004 but also damaged Hannah's heart, triggering a stroke and leaving her relying on an ECMO ( extra-corporal membrane oxygenator ( machine to power her heart and her lungs.
As a ventricular device kept her heart pumping, an extra-corporeal membrane oxygenator took blood from her body, oxygenated it and pumped it back in to her veins.

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