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Perfusion NewswireCircuit SurfersHAS THIS HAPPENED TO YOU ? H2O Outlet Deformity on Oxygenator:

HAS THIS HAPPENED TO YOU ? H2O Outlet Deformity on Oxygenator:


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Have you seen this happen before? 

This is my 3rd time. 

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Event Description:

  • Water line leaked after attaching to Oxygenator.  This is the 3rd time I have seen this.  Observed what appears to be a mold deformity on the H2O outlet from the Oxygenator, distorted inwardly so that a water tight fit is not possible.

How Was The Problem Identified?

  • Watched the connection leak upon connection- and spray out once the Heater/Cooler was turned on..

What Steps Were Taken ?

  1. Oxynenator was replaced.
  2. New Oxygenator looked normal and performed the Water Test well.  Issue Resolved

What Clues Were Missed?

  • None:


  • Third time I have seen this happen.


  • No issues.


  • Manufacturer contacted

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