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Author Rathinam, K. ♦ Mohanan, P. V.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Journal of Biomaterials Applications
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Surgical Procedures, Operative ♦ Equipment and Supplies ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Subject Keyword Biological Evaluation
Abstract Disposable rigid Spictra Cardiotomy Reservoir is one of the units used in the extracorporeal techniques during open-heart surgery. It was designed, developed, and tested by different groups of our Institute as an indigenous product to offset the prohibitive cost of the imported one. The finished device was subjected to mandatory biological tests, such as pyrogen (in vivo rabbits and in vitro Limulus Amebocyte Lysate test) and sterility tests. It can be concluded from the case study that the device deemed to have passed the test for apyrogenicity and sterility.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Journal Journal of biomaterials applications
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 4
Page Count 295
Starting Page 25
Ending Page 319