Continuous flushing system avoids post-surgery operations


Postoperative complications from heart surgery are the reason for 250 deaths worldwide every day. Residual blood and clots in the pericardial cavity cause complications – such as tamponade – which need a second operation to be dealt with. A simple yet effective idea by a Dutch heart surgeon aims to solve this problem. The intuition became Haermonics, a start-up that is now further developing the idea to bring to the market an effective device. 

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