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    [Bypass machine, Jerry?]

    Author: Rhonda (---.sc.charter.com)

    Date: 09-01-02 17:53

    Hi Jerry,

    what is a bypass machine? And I would like to know how the blood keeps being pumped throughout the body while the surgery is being done. thank you in advance for answers! Rhonda


    [Re: Bypass machine, Jerry?]

    Author: Sarah B--Board Moderator (---.client.attbi.com)

    Date: 09-01-02 23:14

    Dear Rhonda

    Do you mean a heart-lung machine? Here is a link to a slide show on medical devices: http://www.seas.smu.edu/~cd/EE5340/lect31/sld014.htm that shows the pump on a heart-lung machine. Very very technical slide show; rudimentory pump.

    Here is a link to a description in English (not doctorese): http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/1652/htcod5.html



    [Re: Bypass machine, Jerry?]

    Author: Lisa Salberg (---.dyn.optonline.net)

    Date: 09-02-02 12:59

    In short... it is the way your circulation is maintained while your heart is not available to do its job.

    Short and sweet...




    [Re: Bypass machine, Jerry?]

    Author: Rhonda (---.sc.charter.com)

    Date: 09-06-02 20:42

    Hi Lisa-yes that is what I was talking about! Just curious! We'll be there next week.
    NOTE: This is a post from the previous forum message board.