HemoVac

HemoVac

 [he´mo-vak]
trademark for a portable wound suction device that is compressed to provide gentle suction; an internal spring slowly expands to create a negative suction pressure of approximately 45 mg Hg.
The HemoVac system. From Lammon et al., 1995.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Later on, when the heat reaction was completed, a negative-pressure hemovac, minivac, or Jacksonian drain was placed on the cranioplasty flap, and the skin flap was sutured.
After the abscess was drained and washed with serum physiologic (Figure 1b), a Hemovac drain was applied and the wound was sutured.
After bleeding control and placing a small hemovac drain, tissues were closed in layers.
A medium Hemovac drain was placed along the length of the lateral compartment, exiting in the posterolateral proximal leg.
A chest tube was needed instead of a postoperative Hemovac drainage if air leakage is present during normal saline filling of the retropleural space following the resumption of two-lung ventilation [8].
Comparacion de variables quirurgicas entre el grupo intervenido y el grupo control en el estudio PAM P Fase 11 (modelo de prehabilitacion) Intervencion Control (n=43) (n=18) Tipo de Cirugia, n (%) General 9.0 (20.9) 5.0 (27.8) Urologia 19.0 (44.2) 8.0 (44.4) Anestesia general, n (%) 26.6 (4.3) 27.0 (2.9) Tiempo quirurgico horas, media (DE) 2.0 (1.1) 2.4 (3.5) Tipo herida, n (%) Limpia 15.0 (34.9) 4.0 (22.2) Limpia/contaminada 28.0 (65.1) 12.0 (66.7) Dispositivos post cirugia, n (%) Drenes 11.0 (25.6) 7.0 (38.9) Sonda vesical 29.0 (67.4) 13.0 (72.2) Hemovac 3.0 (7.0) 3.0 (16.7) * no hay diferencias significativas Fuente: Elaboracion propia de los autores
2 (A) Placement of Hemovac drain through the umbilical incision (GelPort platform); (B) Umbilical incision post-single site platform R-LESS surgery (Intuitive Surgical).
Finalmente, en todos los casos se coloco un drenaje peritoneal modelo Hemovac EUA, marca Hauffman, el cual consistio en un tubo de silicon de % mm de diametro con un extremo fijo a un trocar punta cortante de forma curva y el extremo final de la sonda fenestrado.