from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A method of forcing the mass of the blood to the internal organs by the application of tight bandages to the extremities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun medicine A
blood transfusionin which a person receives their own blood, extracted previously.
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With 3,500 employees worldwide, the Group focuses on three major therapeutic areas that include: cardiopulmonary bypass (extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion systems), cardiac rhythm management, and heart valve repair and replacement.
The company's products and services also include implantable neurological pain, tremor, spasticity, and incontinence management systems; heart valves; catheters and stents for angioplasty; implantable drug administration systems; hydrocephalic shunts; autotransfusion equipment; disposable devices for handling and monitoring blood during surgery; and instruments and devices used in surgical procedures of the head and spine and by ear, nose, and throat physicians.
OrthoPAT (R) orthopedic perioperative autotransfusion system disposables revenue was
(extracorporeal circulation and autotransfusion systems), cardiac rhythm management, and heart valve repair and replacement.