Iranian Researchers Make Portable Blood Pumping Machine

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 14:16

A portable blood pumping machine has been developed by Iranian researchers to help save the lives of people suffering from advanced cardiac insufficiency.

According to an ISCA report, the project executor, Morteza Khaghani stated that the portable blood pump system providing acute, extracorporeal cardiac support for heart failure.

As he explained, this device is a life-saving machine as it enables immediate response to people while taking patients [who are in critical conditions] to hospitals by ambulance or helicopters.

The portability of the device means that who need immediate response may not have to wait for treatment, reducing the risks to their health.

The researcher added that the device also can be applied as an artificial heart and match with all types of blood groups.

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