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A 7-F thermistor-tipped, flow directed pulmonary artery catheter (swan-Ganz[TM] thermal dilution catheter, model 93A-131-7-F, Edwards Critical Care Division, Irvine, CA) was placed into the pulmonary artery via the external jugular vein.
Cardiac output (CO) was estimated using the thermal dilution technique and displayed on a cardiac output computer (Model 9520A, Edwards Critical Care Division, Irvine, CA).
A thermal dilution feature will be added to the ALERT(R)catheter for heart surgery and critical care applications.
AMEX:EZM) today announced the introduction of the AngioFlow(TM) Thermal Dilution Catheter and AngioFlow(TM) Meter in the United States, collectively known as the AngioFlow System.
In addition, adding thermal dilution, or "TD", to the catheter allow for calculation of cardiac output, an essential measure of the heart's overall function.
In addition, adding thermal dilution, or "TD", to the catheter allows for calculation of cardiac output, an essential measure of the heart's overall function.
The ALERT(R)-TD adds thermal dilution capabilities to its pulmonary artery cardioversion catheter, allowing the technology to be more accepted in the critical care marketplace.
Effective Dates: 03/01/99 - 03/01/01 Thermal dilution catheters Effective date: 03/01/99 - 12/31/01 Baxter Edwards Irvine, Calif.
European tests are now ongoing for a new version of the ALERT(R) Catheter which incorporates thermal dilution to the ALERT(R) pulmonary artery catheter.
The recently introduced PiCCO System uses transpulmonary thermal dilution technique and an arterial thermodilution catheter to measure cardiac output (C.
Thermometrics, which was founded in Edison in 1970 and acquired by Bowthorpe in 1990, is a leading supplier of thermistors (temperature sensitive resistors) for the medical industry and the sole-source supplier of thermistors used in thermal dilution heart catheters.