HEMOSEP:AN IDEAL ALTERNATIVE FOR BLOOD DONOR
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow has created a device named as HemoSep. The basic purpose of this device is to reduce the dependency of patients on donors and in other words provide people luxury so that they can eliminate this hectic procedure also patient is totally safe from adverse reactions such as contamination and immunosuppression. This device uses a very simplified process on very low cost which is even suitable for sensitive surgeries like cardiac surgery. HemoSep will be extremely helpful and beneficial for those childrens who has to go through open heart surgery and other life threatening operations.
For the people who are interested in understanding how this process undergoes .Actually the blood spilled during surgery is collected from the spot at the end by agitator(moving back and forth) and this blood is concentrated to the blood bag so that the blood through transfusion is recovered back to patient.
Now as the maker received CE mark and has been licensed to Advancis Surgical Ltd you can expect this device to be available in the market soon.The launch of the device is scheduled for September.