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Thread: New device reduces blood loss in surgery

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    New device reduces blood loss in surgery

    Published on Wednesday 22 August 2012 00:25

    A PIONEERING new surgical blood salvage technology designed by Scottish scientists is set to transform the way major surgery is carried out by reducing blood loss in patients.
    The team is now working on a similar device specifically for use in children undergoing open-heart surgery where the challenges of blood conservation are even more critical.
    The university believes the device, called, HemoSep, will revolutionise the healthcare sector after gaining the CE mark and receiving national approval in Canada. The move comes following successful clinical trials in Turkey.
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