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Bypass Surgery Equipment Linked to 4 Pennsylvania Deaths

bypass heater-cooler linked to lethal hospital-acquired infectionsHeart bypass surgery may be one of the most complicated undertakings in modern medicine. Successfully completing a bypass operation requires absolute perfection in every regard; from the skill of the surgeons, to the flawless functionality of the equipment used to keep the patient alive.

Unfortunately, while outward appearances can appear to show a successful operation, contaminated equipment can cause harm that takes time to develop. Days, weeks, and even months can ...

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