"The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Unit" for cardiac surgery, developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital, c.1960. The apparatus consists of two parts: heat exchanger with blood pumps, and a refrigerating and heating unit.
The Westminster Profound Hypothermia Apparatus" for cardiac surgery developed by Charles Drew at Westminster Hospital.
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