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Oct 28

Pennsylvania Hospital Uses Infected Instrument for Cardiac Procedures, Spreads Deadly Infection Among Patients

By Joe Messa

A heater-cooler device used to control the temperature of patient’s blood during cardiopulmonary bypass procedures at WellSpan York Hospital might be to blame in the death of four patients and the infection of at least four others. The device in question is manufactured by Sorin Group, (now LivaNova) a medical devices manufacturer based in Italy. […]

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