extracorporeal circulation


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ex·tra·cor·po·re·al cir·cu·la·tion

the circulation of blood outside of the body through a machine that temporarily assumes an organ's functions, for example, through a heart-lung machine or artificial kidney.

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al cir·cu·la·tion

(eks'tră-kōr-pōr'ē-ăl sĭr'kyū-lā'shŭn)
The circulation of blood outside of the body through a machine that temporarily assumes an organ's functions (e.g., through a heart-lung machine or artificial kidney).

extracorporeal circulation

Circulation of blood outside the body. This may be through an artificial kidney or a heart-lung device.
See also: circulation
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Changes in serum enzyme levels accompanying cardiac surgery with extracorporeal circulation. J Clin Pathol 1966;19(3):220-32.
Mert, "Inflammatory response and protective methods on the extracorporeal circulation," Tiirkiye Klinikleri Kalp Damar Cerrahisi Ozel Dergisi, vol.
The results of the present study suggested that the observation group had long duration of aortic occlusion compared to the control group, but the extracorporeal circulation associated complications did not increase, and the length of hospital stay was not obviously extended.
Spinale, "Effects of leukocyte depletion filters on matrix metalloproteinase activation in an extracorporeal circulation circuit," Journal of Extra-Corporeal Technology, vol.
Aortic clamp time was 159 minutes and the extracorporeal circulation time was 244 minutes.
That is because, high-pressure blood flow from main artery makes exposure difficult and severe outcomes such as perfusion lung and severe damage on blood components may be induced.13,14 To repair patent ductus arteriosus, hypothermia and flow perfusion and even suspension of circulation are usually adopted; however, the incidence of extracorporeal circulation associated complications becomes higher in such a condition.
Chair of the Canadian Standards Association (C.S.A.) Technical Committee on Extracorporeal Circulation Technology.
As a result, compromised left ventricular functions and weaning from the extracorporeal circulation can be achieved by off-loading left ventricle before.
"The addition of RotaCell to our range of equipment for extracorporeal circulation reinforces our commitment to deliver a full line of effective devices for open heart surgery," said Christian Palme, CEO of JOSTRA AG.
Coupled tubing set to heart lung machine, with oxygenator, venous reservoir, centrifugal pump suitable and approved for sorin scp drive and cardioplegic heat exchanger, for extracorporeal circulation in cardiac surgery in adult patients.
* Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Extracorporeal Circulation Technical Committee (TC) agreed that the TC and the Dialysis Technical Subcommittee members' names should be added to the Standards Council of Canada website for CAC/ISO/TC150/SC2-Cardiovascular Implants.
Supply of consumables for rotaflow extracorporeal circulation pump for the transplant unit of the san carlos clinical hospital.

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