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MACHINES FOR HEART SURGERY: GIBBON’S OXYGENATOR

Posted on July 30th, 2011, by admin

Gibbon’s extra-corporeal oxygenator consisted of two pumps, one pushing blood through the artificial lung, the other through the body’s arteries. The oxygenator (also known as the film oxygenator) was an arrangement of stainless steel layers which made up a large surface area over which oxygen was blown. The blood was pumped over these screens, where [...]