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What is the machine's name that is used in heart transplant?
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart lung machine
The heart lung machine, also known as pump oxygenator, receives blood returning to the heart, adds oxygen to it, and then pumps the blood into the patient's aorta.
The lungs and heart are bypassed. There is also a machine called an organ care system which keeps the donor heart beating until it is transplanted. That machine was first used in 2006. Otherwise the heart is cooled before transplant.

In brief: Heart lung machine
The heart lung machine, also known as pump oxygenator, receives blood returning to the heart, adds oxygen to it, and then pumps the blood into the patient's aorta.
The lungs and heart are bypassed. There is also a machine called an organ care system which keeps the donor heart beating until it is transplanted. That machine was first used in 2006. Otherwise the heart is cooled before transplant.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Cardiopulonary bypas
Cardiopulmonary bypass, or a heart- lung bypass machine.
Been around since 1954.

In brief: Cardiopulonary bypas
Cardiopulmonary bypass, or a heart- lung bypass machine.
Been around since 1954.
Dr. Craig Carter
Dr. Craig Carter
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