Artificial Lung

Any device or intervention designed to replace the body’s own ('native') respiratory function. The latest device is the BioLung, from the University of Michigan; unlike its failed predecessors, the BioLung is driven by the patient’s own heart, allowing the patient to remain active at home instead of requiring sedation and connection to a machine in the hospital
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Our healthcare professionals with their combined expertise have joined together from a range of international backgrounds, with the common aim of delivering the highest quality care to the babies and families of Qatar." Surgical operations performed by the NICU team, which has almost 200 well trained nursing staff, included major surgery in the abdomen, lungs and the diaphragm including the use of the artificial lung machine known as ECMO.
Contract notice: Artificial lung ventilation systems and neonatal respiratory support systems - acquired under irop 5th call "highly specialized care in oncogynecology and perinatology"
Crucial Artificial Lung Trial Enrolls Record Number of Patients
Twenty-four hours after Tommy was born, he needed life-saving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treatment, which involves a pump circulating blood through an artificial lung back into the bloodstream.
But the family received a boost from an ECMO team at another unit, where they will use an artificial lung outside the body to try to keep Rachel alive.
The complex procedure required doctors to connect him to an artificial lung machine, before they could safely operate on his airway.
The complex procedure required doctors to connect Qasim to an artificial lung machine before they could safely operate on his airway.
The aid includes multi-purpose beds, artificial lung devices, oxygen concentrators, pain relief systems, skin treatment, feeding tubes, elevators, walkers for patients, laboratory and diagnostic equipment, special furniture, care devices for critically ill patients.
"The Swansea students had arrived three weeks prior to me and had been given the challenge by Stuart to design an artificial lung that could be implanted in the body and have the same mechanisms as an Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine so that it could act as an internal ECMO and bridge to lung transplantation.
This includes cardiac and lung transplantation, implantation of VADs, ex vivo lung perfusion (reconditioning of donor lungs) and ECMO, a treatment that uses a pump to circulate blood through an artificial lung back into the bloodstream.