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Nephrology A preservation fluid that is the standard medium for maintaining organs and tissues–eg, kidneys, liver, pancreas, small bowel from time of procurement to transplantation. See Kidney transplant, Procurement.
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Periodontal healing of replanted dog teeth stored in Viaspan, milk and Hanks' balanced salt solution.
Avulsed tooth should be properly handled and cleaned and, immediately replanted back to its socket but for any reason if it cannot be replanted within 5 minutes of the injury then it should be stored in appropriate physiological storage media like Viaspan, Hanks Balanced Salt Solution and cold milk.
15-18 ViaSpan and Eagle's Medi- um provide good storage environments, but both are very expensive, are not packed for individual use, and must be refrigerated.
Pharmaceutical firm Bristol-Myers Squibb is investigating a small leak that could have led to the bacteria Bacillus cereus appearing on the line for Viaspan solution.
Viaspan preserves the kidney, liver, pancreas and bowel, and is often used when organs are transported around the country.
Last night, the manufacturer of Viaspan, Bristol-Myers Squibb, issued a recall of the product after tests on its production line revealed the bug.
Until then, Viaspan will still be used in the UK and patients can be prescribed an antibiotic in case the bug is present.
The role of the socket in the periodontal healing of replanted dog teeth stored in Viaspan for extended periods.
El medio de Eagles y el Viaspan ofrecen resultados similares, incluso mejores, pero no estan disponibles comercialmente para el publico en general.
are entering into a venture in which Barr will assume marketing responsibility for Viaspan, DuPont's organ transplant preservation agent that is sold throughout this country and in Canada.
Amongst the proposed solutions, Viaspan and Custodiol are together accounted for over 75% of the total market share.
There is currently no evidence of any problems in patients who have recently had transplants where Viaspan has been used.