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Affinity Pixie Oxygenation System

This addition to the Affinity family is part of Medtronic’s commitment to providing more options for pediatric patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass.

Overview

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The Affinity Pixie® Oxygenation System delivers performance and versatility for neonates, infants and small children requiring cardiopulmonary bypass at flow rates up to 2.0 L/min. Its comprehensive system design offers ease of setup, ease of use and minimized prime volumes.

The system features the Affinity Orbit® Holder System, which provides even greater device positioning flexibility to adapt to your preferred circuit setup.

 Two biocompatible surface options are provided for the oxygenator and cardiotomy/venous reservoir:

Cortiva™ BioActive Surface1

  • Durable, Non-leaching End Point Attached Heparin
  • Provides thromboresistance and enhanced blood compatibility 

Balance ® Biosurface2

  • A hydrophilic biosurface option without heparin
  • Reduces platelet activation
  • Reduces platelet adhesion
  • Preserves platelet function1

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Oxygenator

Affinity Pixie Oxygenator

Cortiva Affinity Pixie Oxygenator SM

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Advanced Affinity® Oxygenator Technology in a compact, low-prime design

This pediatric oxygenator features:

  • 2.0 L/min maximum flow rate with just 48 mL prime
  • Medtronic proprietary graduated fiber bundle density technology, together with radial-radial flow path, design with the objective to:
    • Enhance gas transfer
    • Reduce pressure drop
    • Decrease fiber bundle prime volume
    • Create uniform blood flow distribution through the bundle
  • Cortiva™ BioActive Surface1 and Balance® Biosurface2
  • Device and accessories do not contain DEHP 

For more information, including product specifications and ordering information, download our product brochure:

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References

1

Carmeda is a trademark of Carmeda AB. Products are coated with Carmeda® BIoActive Surface, which is licensed from Carmeda AB for use only as part of an extracorporeal blood circulation system circuit that includes an oxygenator or blood pump.

2

Balance® is a registered trademark of Medtronic, Inc. Technology licensed under agreement from BioInteractions, Limited, United Kingdom

Warnings: A strict anticoagulation protocol should be followed and anticoagulation should be routinely monitored during all procedures. The benefits of extracorporeal support must be weighed against the risk of systematic anticoagulation and must be assessed by the prescribing physician. 

Caution: Swedish law restricts devices coated with Carmeda BioActive Surface and Balance Biosurface to be ordered by, and sold to, a physician or medical institution only. For a complete listing of indicatons, contraindications, precautions and warnings, please refer to the Instructions for Use which accompany each product.

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Holders

Ordering Information


References

1

Carmeda is a trademark of Carmeda AB. Products are coated with Carmeda® BIoActive Surface, which is licensed from Carmeda AB for use only as part of an extracorporeal blood circulation system circuit that includes an oxygenator or blood pump.

2

Balance® is a registered trademark of Medtronic, Inc. Technology licensed under agreement from BioInteractions, Limited, United Kingdom

3

See Chart Below.

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Comparison between Balance-coated and uncoated in vitro bench test circuits of percentage of platelets that are activated with adenosine diphosphate (ADP @20 μM) in circulating heparinized human blood over time. Error bars represent standard deviation. († indicates p<0.05)

Warnings: A strict anticoagulation protocol should be followed and anticoagulation should be routinely monitored during all procedures. The benefits of extracorporeal support must be weighed against the risk of systematic anticoagulation and must be assessed by the prescribing physician. 

Caution: Swedish law restricts devices coated with Carmeda BioActive Surface and Balance Biosurface to be ordered by, and sold to, a physician or medical institution only. For a complete listing of indicatons, contraindications, precautions and warnings, please refer to the Instructions for Use which accompany each product.