US Patent Number
A blood oxygenator includes an integral pneumatic pump disposed substantially within a housing thereof, an inlet blood flow redirector, and an outflow blood collector. An atrium provided at an inlet of the oxygenator promotes even delivery of blood to the oxygenator. In use, the oxygenator provides an even dispersion of blood therethrough, establishing even perfusion and reducing areas of stagnant blood flow.
University of Kentucky Research Foundation, Lexington, KY (US)
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