PIRS-2 News & Safety Resources

27th March 2024

PIRS-2 has received three consecutive reports from different users of failures with the LivaNova Essenz HLM cardioplegia software relating to delivery volumes.

Users are advised to be aware and contact your representative for details.  

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                               Original Article
            Reproduced with permission from JECT

Incident Reporting in Perfusion: Current Perceptions on

Timothy W. Willcox,  CCP;* Robert A. Baker, PhD,   CCP^


*Green Lane Cardiothoracic Unit, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand; and Department of Anaesthesiology, School of Medicine, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; and ^Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery Unit, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia; College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.

Disconnection of Cobe SMARxT® Tubing from the Venous Outlet of the Terumo Capiox® SX25RX Oxygenator During Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Jane Ottens, BSc, Dip Perf, CCP (Aust),* Robert A. Baker, PhD, Dip, Perf, CCP (Aust),†‡ Andrew J. Sanderson, BSc, Dip, Perf, CCP (Aust),* and Richard F. Newland, BSc, Dip, Perf, CCP (Aust)

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