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Affinity

Arterial Filter

Indications, Safety, and Warnings

Affinity Arterial Filter and Affinity Pixie® Arterial Filter

Contraindication
This device used for any other purposes than for the indicated use is the responsibility of the user.

Indication
This device is indicated for use in cardiopulmonary bypass procedures up to 6 hours in duration for the removal of particulate and gaseous microemboli.

Warnings
The use of certain solvents may compromise the integrity of the device.

Gas emboli must be cleared from the extracorporeal circuit before initiating bypass. Gas emboli are hazardous to the patient.

If leaks are observed during priming and/or operation, this may result in air embolism to the patient and /or fluid loss. The extracorporeal circuit must be continually monitored. Do not use the device if these conditions are observed.