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Pumps, Extracorporeal Perfusion

Definition : Pumps designed for extracorporeal gas exchange and reinfusion of blood, typically during heart-lung bypass procedures. These pumps (known as extracorporeal perfusion or arterial pumps) consist of either a mechanism that uses centrifugal force (i.e., centrifugal pump) or rollers that cyclically compress the arterial line tubing (i.e., roller pumps). Extracorporeal perfusion pumps typically receive blood from the vena cava and deliver it back through the aorta by means of a plastic cannula after processing the blood in an oxygenator/heat exchanger, bypassing the heart and lungs completely. Both a backup arterial pump and connection to an emergency power system are necessary to ensure reliable pump operation.

Entry Terms : "Pumps, Blood" , "Perfusion Units" , "Extracorporeal Pumps" , "Extracorporeal Perfusion Units" , "Coronary Perfusion Units" , "Cardioplegia Perfusion Pumps"

UMDC code : 13203

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AngioDynamics Inc

Company Type: Parent

Founded in 1988 in Queensbury, N.Y., U.S., AngioDynamics is today a NASDAQ-listed public company. We are a leading provider of innovative medical devices used by interventional radiologists, nephrologists and surgeons for the minimally invasive treatment of cancer and peripheral vascular disease. Our diverse product line includes market-leading radiofrequency ablation and NanoKnife systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, dialysis products, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products, embolization products and venous products.

Brandel Inc

Company Type: Parent

Edwards Lifesciences Corp

Company Type: Parent

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company partners with clinicians to develop innovative technologies in the areas of structural heart disease and critical care monitoring that enable them to save and enhance lives.

Medtronic Inc

Company Type: Parent

At Medtronic, we're changing the face of chronic disease. By working closely with physicians around the world, we create therapies to help patients do things they never thought possible.

Pemco Medical

Company Type: Parent

Since 1955 Pemco has designed and manufactured precision surgical instruments for the cardiovascular field. Pemco has documented that Perfusion Cannula, Coronary Ostial Cannula and Cardiac Suckers offer significant cost savings over disposables. Additional products include reusable Subclavian and Femoral Cannula, Anesthesia Screens and the Rultract Retractor.

Thoratec Corp

Company Type: Parent

For more than 30 years, Thoratec has been committed to developing advanced medical technologies to improve patient survival and quality of life. Thoratec provides the broadest mechanical circulatory support portfolio to treat the full range of clinical needs. From acute to chronic heart failure, Thoratec offers proven device-based therapies to provide a new beginning for patients and their families.

Waters Medical Systems

Company Type: Parent

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