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MACHINE. A contrivance which serves to apply or regulate moving power; or it is a tool more or less complicated, which is used to render useful natural instruments, Clef. des Lois Rom. h.t.
     2. The act of congress gives to inventors the right to obtain a patent right for any new and useful improvement on any art, machine, manufacture, &c. Act of congress, July 4, 1836, s. 6. See Pet. C. C. 394; 3 Wash. C. C. 443; 1 Wash. C. C. 108; 1 Wash. C. C. 168; 1 Mason, 447; Paine, 300; 4 Wash. C. C. 538; 1 How. U. S., 202; S. C. 17 Pet. 228; 2 McLean, 176.

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About half were randomly assigned to bypass surgery with a heart-lung machine, half without.
He shows students how to assemble, prime, and operate a heart-lung machine and related devices.
We were using (the heart-lung machine as) a method of last resort because his condition was rapidly deteriorating.
Both groups of children underwent open heart surgery with the assistance of a heart-lung machine.
br), based in Sao Paulo (Brazil), develops, manufactures and sells heart-lung machines and disposable perfusion tubing sets to public hospitals and private clinics in Brazil since 1981.
The high court said the girl's death was not caused by the defendant's operation of the artificial heart-lung machine, indicating that an error by a different member of the medical team led to her death.
Within 15 minutes, the organs were whisked by ambulance, with red lights flashing and sirens blaring, to Childrens Hospital, where Katie - with her lungs already surgically removed - was kept breathing on a heart-lung machine in a seventh-floor operating room.
Despite the promising results, the surgery remains tricky First, the anesthetized patient is put on a heart-lung machine that oxygenates his or her blood and then pumps it back into the body, Next, the surgeon isolates the lung's pulmonary artery and finds the clot.
John Gibbon developed the heart-lung machine so that surgeons all over the world could operate on quiet hearts.
Procurement: Heart-Lung Machine, Ecmomaskiner, Heat Cooler, Blodgasmaskin, Oxygenator, tubing sets etc.
A team of two doctors at the hospital conducted the surgery with the help of a heart-lung machine.
Cardiovascular treatment company Sorin Group (MIL:SRN) declared on Thursday the grant of clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its newest generation C5 Heart-Lung Machine (HLM) for the cardiopulmonary bypass market.