cardiopulmonary bypass

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cardiopulmonary bypass

n.
A procedure to circulate and oxygenate the blood while surgery is performed on the heart. It involves the diversion of blood from the heart and lungs through a heart-lung machine and the return of oxygenated blood to the aorta.
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Such technology include extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), which is an external heart lung machine that is considered one of the smallest heart and lung external machines in the world and is capable that can replace the heart and lungs.
The team was supported anaesthesia technicians and nursing staff and the operation was conducted using highly specialized technology such as Heart Lung machine.
The team was supported by anaesthesia technicians and nursing staff and the operation was conducted using highly specialised technology such as heart lung machine.
In addition to telling the very real story of a frightened girl who courageously takes the risk of making the long trip and having the surgery, "Sabrina The Girl With a Hole in Her Heart" has many educational asides that teach children how the heart works, including a diagram of a heart with ASD (a hole in the heart), and a picture of a heart lung machine as well as an echocardiogram.
With the C5 HLM, Sorin obtained FDA clearance within one month of submission, the shortest clearance time for a heart lung machine on company record.
Dr Adil Al Kindi, cardiac surgeon at SQU Hospital, said the conventional procedure, or open heart surgery requires stopping the heart and putting the patient on a heart lung machine until the replacement is done.
In the past these could only be closed by going on a heart lung machine and requiring a full sternotomy.
With the introduction of the PrimO2x low prime adult oxygenator earlier this year, the Stockert heater-cooler system 3T and now the Stockert S5 heart lung machine, Sorin Group has taken product innovation and patient safety to a new level".
As we have developed our open-heart programs, and focused on AMI patients, our users requested easier and quicker methods to implant the cannula without requiring the support of a heart lung machine, and the option to remove the cannula without requiring a second sternotomy for patients who recover.