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Descriptor English:   Oxygenators 
Descriptor Spanish:   Oxigenadores 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Oxigenadores 
Synonyms English:   Oxygenator  
Tree Number:   E07.652
Definition English:   Devices which mechanically oxygenate venous blood extracorporeally. They are used in combination with one or more pumps for maintaining circulation during open heart surgery and for assisting the circulation in patients seriously ill with some cardiac and pulmonary disorders. (UMDNS, 1999) 
See Related English:   Heart-Lung Machine
History Note English:   74(72) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history MI microbiology
PS parasitology ST standards
SN statistics & numerical data SD supply & distribution
TD trends VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   10286 
Unique Identifier:   D010106 

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