Career Perfusionist: [8] How Were Heart Lung Machines Born ?

“Suitcase & Pump”    _______________________Click image to enlarge

Editor’s Note:

I had originally posted the above picture  as “Perfusion Art” and wasn’t at all familiar with the type of pump it was.

So here is a historical perspective of the development of the HL (Heart Lung) machine, brought to you by Gruppo dei Perfusionisti!!!

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