Blood Transfer Bag

A clear, sterile, disposable, plastic item for use with autotransfusion system. It is designed to be used for proper identification of autologous blood which must be returned only to the patient from which it was obtained. It may also be used to transfer autologous blood to bag from the collection reservoir in order to transport it to a processing center, such as an intensive care unit or to follow patient to another treatment area of the hospital, and in cardiac surgery for sequestering heparinized blood prebypass. May include spike cover and blank label for patient identification.

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