Intragastric Hypothermia Apparatus

An item designed to cool and circulate fluid through a balloon inserted in the stomach and/or esophagus. It consists of a hermetically sealed refrigeration system with a condensing unit, evaporator, temperature control element, a closed circuit fluid system with a pump, flow indicator, and an automatic air monitoring system.

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