Development of a Venous Air Retrieval System

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Health & Human Services
Budget: 08/01/86 - 03/31/87
PI: Jeffrey L Orth

Current clinical practice for the retrieval of venous air emboli employs a withdrawal syringe or vacuum bottle and is usually a time of confusion and possible errors, requiring a multitude of responses by the anesthesiologist to prevent a catastrophe. A complete venous air embolism retrieval system will be fabricated and tested in dogs. Contin...