“Although modest in terms of complexity, and clinical challenge, platelet gel does rear it’s head for those of us that are in accounts that employ the use of this modality.”
Today’s menu is less esoteric- and however bland, represents one of the many adjunct therapies and applications that perfusionists are involved in, that are within our scope of practice.
Although modest in terms of complexity, and clinical challenge, platelet gel does rear it’s head for those of us that are in accounts that employ the use of this modality.
Typically it manifests as an additional trip to some distant OR room, or maybe even another satellite hospital (non-heart), where we have a service contract, and of course, this requires assigned manpower, and may stretch our personnel staffing to its limits. But it is what it is, and certainly a part of our daily practice.
Below is a simple comparison of some of the systems out there.
|Note: The results above have been obtained from references cited below and in some cases directly from the manufacturer’s product literature. Perfusion.com, Inc. does not warranty the accuracy or validity of the above data, as pricing is subject to change and individual test results may vary significantly. Clinical decisions to use a product should be based on in-depth research, careful analysis and physician direction.* Data obtained from manufacturer’s promotional literature.|
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