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Keywords: hypothermia
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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Med. Devices. March 2014, 8(1): 011002.
Paper No: MED-12-1112
Published Online: December 6, 2013
... 2013 The present work describes the design of a device/system intended to induce local mild hypothermia by simultaneously cooling a patient's head and neck. The therapeutic goal is to lower the head and neck temperatures to 33–35 °C, while leaving the core body temperature unchanged. The device...
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Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Med. Devices. September 2012, 6(3): 035001.
Published Online: July 30, 2012
...Thomas L. Merrill; Denise R. Merrill; Jennifer E. Akers Mild hypothermia has been shown to reduce heart tissue damage resulting from acute myocardial infarction (AMI). In previous work we developed a trilumen cooling catheter to deliver cooled blood rapidly to the heart during emergency angioplasty...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Med. Devices. September 2010, 4(3): 035001.
Published Online: August 31, 2010
... shown that mild hypothermia, reducing tissue temperatures by 2 – 4 ° C , has the potential to save heart tissue that is not adequately perfused with blood. This paper describes the design of a cooling guide catheter that can provide rapid, local cooling to heart tissue during emergency angioplasty...