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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.
In addition, bleeding problems were cut in half among children who either predonated their own blood or had it salvaged from the heart-lung machine, he said.
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.
The heart-lung machine is then stopped because the blood rushing through the arteries obscures the surgeon's vision.
John Gibbon developed the heart-lung machine so that surgeons all over the world could operate on quiet hearts.
During the majority of these surgeries, the heart and lungs are stopped, and blood is shunted to a heart-lung machine that both oxygenates and pumps blood to the rest of the body in a process called cardiopulmonary bypass.
The heart-lung machine is used by Perfusionists to artificially pump the heart during by-pass surgery.
A patient on the national heart transplant waiting list who received a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) when he could not be weaned from a heart-lung machine, has recovered sufficiently to be sent home.
A heart-lung machine was keeping an 8-year-old Japanese girl alive Thursday after she went into cardiac arrest within days of coming to the United States to seek a heart transplant.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of its newest generation C5 Heart-Lung Machine (HLM).
In Part 1 of the ultrasound and the heart-lung machine for min.