In February, Toptica's optical parametric oscillator (OPO
) laser system won a Prism Award at Photonics West in San Francisco.
For surgical cases in which there was the possibility of blood loss greater than 2 units, the transfusion medicine medical director had a discussion with the anesthesiologist prior to the surgery; information about the shortage was reviewed along with the fact that the patient might need to receive OPOS
RBCs should blood loss be excessive.
Glazier is President and CEO of New England Donor Services, the two OPOs
serving Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, a member of the OPTN Board of Directors, previously chaired the OPTN Ethics Committee and has twice been appointed to the U.S.
"The FPi/uniCenta oPOS
solution is a win/win/win for everyone in this space.
generally operate in specifically defined areas while tissue banks are free to roam - about half of the OPOs
reported that more than one tissue banks operates in their area.
Serial or USB interface boards, Windows 2000/XP, Linux, and OPOS
drivers, and cables are also available.
The campaign's use of e-mail, text messages and social networking sites, also called "socnets," was closely watched by technocrats, strategists and OPOs
-- the online political operatives who stand to benefit from Obama's unprecedented online success.
Our evaluation is limited to the first phase of the Collaborative, which took place from September 2003 to August 2004 and involved 95 hospitals in 43 organ procurement organizations (OPOs
are non-profit and operate in service areas designated by the federal government.
Second, NOTA institutionalizes a set of firms known as Organ Procurement Organizations (OPOs
) that are solely responsible for acquiring cadaveric organs in the United States.
In some organ procurement organizations (OPOs
), no patients with a MELD of less than 10 received a transplant.