Published in Biotech Business Week, January 16th, 2006
The cardioPAT system allows surgeons to recover blood lost by a cardiovascular surgery patient during and after surgery, and make the blood available for transfusion back to the patient. The process, known as surgical blood salvage or autotransfusion, ensures that a patient is transfused with the safest blood possible, his or her own.
The cardioPAT system was originally regulatory-cleared in January 2005, but Haemonetics identified areas for technology improvement during early...
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