autohemotherapy

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autohemotherapy

[¦ȯd·ō‚hēm·ə′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Treatment of disease with the patient's own blood, withdrawn by venipuncture and then injected intramuscularly.
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US-based health care company Fresenius Kabi and Terumo Cardiovascular Group have launched the CATSmart Autotransfusion System in the United States, the companies said.
Autotransfusion is an autologous technology involving the retransfusion of a person's own blood, which increases the need for traditional centrifuge devices for separating the RBCs from the blood.
The birds were then randomly assigned to receive either no resuscitation (control group, n = 10), autotransfusion of the blood volume removed (mixed 7:1 with sodium citrate) (blood group, n = 10), fluid replacement with a hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier (Hemospan, Sangart Inc, San Diego, CA, USA) (hemospan group, n = 10), or fluid replacement with a colloid (HAES-steril 200/0.
Autotransfusion isn't new (the first documented procedure dates back to 1818), and, until now, the most common device used to return blood lost during surgery was known as the Cell Saver, a system intended for use in surgeries in which medium- to high-volume blood loss occurs, such as trauma cases.
Autotransfusion is a technique whereby the blood of a patient is recovered, washed and reinfused, avoiding disease transmission like hepatitis and AIDS.
The Cardiopulmonary Business Unit (heart-lung machines, oxygenators and autotransfusion blood circulation systems) reported revenues of [euro]87.
set for autotransfusion of blood; sterile, one-off, for working with electa and compact advanced devices used by the customer.
According to the company, its results for Q3 2013 confirm its full recovery from the 2012 earthquakes for both the oxygenator and autotransfusion segments.
The AUTOVAC IO[TM] is a self contained, intraoperative, Whole blood autotransfusion system that allows simple, effective collection and influsion of a patient's blood.
With 3,750 employees worldwide, Sorin Group focuses on three major therapeutic areas: cardiopulmonary bypass (extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion systems), cardiac rhythm management and heart valve repair and replacement.
Contract notice: Dms autotransfusion, Kt midline, Urology nephrology, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Maxillofacial, Dental, Orthopedics, Digestive endoscopy, Bandages, Object of care, Surgical approach, Draping, Biopsy drainage and dms and non-sterile neurosurgery