Published in Blood Weekly, March 18th, 1996
A blood processing system recovers blood shed during heart surgery, transplant surgery and as a result of trauma. The Sequestra 1000 performs autotransfusion, a process in which a patient's blood is cleansed and held for subsequent use, thereby minimizing use of banked blood and reducing concern about transmission of bloodborne diseases.
In addition to conventional autotransfusion, the Sequestra...
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