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Descriptor in English: Oxygenators
Descriptor in Spanish: Oxigenadores
Descriptor in Portuguese: Oxigenadores
Descriptor in French: Oxygénateurs
Entry term(s): Oxygenator
Tree number(s): E07.652
Scope note: 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)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 74(72)
See also the descriptors: Heart-Lung Machine MeSH
DeCS UI: 10286
Descriptor UI: D010106
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Oxygenators - Preferred
Concept UI M0015677
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Oxygenators
Entry term(s) Oxygenator



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