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Perfusion System Hardware

New generation heart-lung machines capitalize on technology advances to enhance safety and ease-of-use. The Terumo® Advanced Perfusion System 1 is the only heart-lung machine designed on a Controller Area Network, or CAN.

Information provided on this website is not intended to make claims that the products are safe and effective for any use other than those explicitly described in the Instructions for Use. Clinicians should refer to the Instructions for Use or Owner's Manuals for complete information on the intended use of any product mentioned in this website.

BEST PRACTICE: STS Blood Conservation Revision 2011
The STS Blood Conservation Guideline Task Force released its new 2011 practice guidelines: 2011 Update to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Blood Conservation Clinical Practice Guidelines.

CASE STUDY: Bloodless Surgery for Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Patients
Dave Fitzgerald, CCP, describes how the INOVA Fairfax Hospital team has adopted Jehovahs Witnesses blood management strategies for all patients- adults and pediatric.

CASE STUDY: Microplegia Protocol Results in $80,000 Savings for 450 Case Program
Westmoreland Hospital's pharmacy analysis shows the cost advantages of a microplegia protocol using the Master/Follower capability of Terumo Advanced Perfusion System 1.

POWERPOINT: The Benefits of Using a Remote Pump System for Children Undergoing Open Heart Surgery
Todd Smyre, CCP, offers his findings on blood conservation using a remote mounted pump for children undergoing open heart surgery at an Optimizing Cardiac Surgery Symposia in April 2005.

CD-ROM: CSI Perfusion: Discovering the Evidence for Effective Blood Management
David Fitzgerald, CCP, shares results from the blood management program at Inova Heart and Vascular Institute at the Optimizing Cardiac Surgery Symposium in Orlando in May 2009.

ABSTRACT: Bloodless Cardiac Surgery and the Pediatric Patient: A Case Study. Perfusion 2008; 23: 131-134. Ging, AL et al.
The authors present blood management strategies in which a 5.9 kg Jehovah's Witness patient underwent successful correction of a VSD without the use of transfusions.

ABSTRACT: Manufacturers' Approaches in the Development of Intelligent Multilevel Safety Systems to Assist Perfusionists During Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Perfusion 2005; 20:227-232. Kriewall T.
Mr. Kriewall describes how technology advances have incorporated multiple safety levels and more intuitive interfaces in heart-lung machines citing Terumo® Advanced Perfusion System 1 as an example.

ABSTRACT: Beneficial Effects of Modern Perfusion Concepts in Aortic Valve and Aortic Root Surgery. Perfusion 2009;24: 37-44, Kutschka, et al.
In this 170-patient study, the use of the ROCSafe™ Hybrid Perfusion System was found to reduce side effects of standard extracorporeal circulation.

ABSTRACT: A New Minimized Perfusion Circuit Provides Highly Effective Ultrasound Controlled Deairing. Artificial Organs. 2007 Mar; 31(3):215-220, Kutschka, et al.
This study compared a ROCSafe™ Hybrid Perfusion System to conventional perfusion circuit and results indicated that active venous deairing was significantly reduced compared to passive deairing on a conventional circuit.