The innovations developed by Sorin's Cardiopulmonary Business Unit have had a significant impact on the way cardiopulmonary bypass procedures are performed throughout the world.
Over the past six decades, Sorin has influenced nearly of these procedures though the equipment from the equipment that performs the function of the heart and lungs, to blood management systems, to a full range of accessories that enhance the exceptional results consistently achieved by surgical teams.
Sorin's Cardiopulmonary Products and Services have achieved a worldwide reputation for innovation, quality and reliability unmatched by any other manufacturer. Furthermore, you can expect great things from Sorin's Cardiopulmonary Business Unit in the years to come. We will continue to invest heavily in research and development, focusing our new products on improving patient outcomes, enhancing user convenience and contributing to the financial health of the more than 5,000 hospitals around the globe.
Facts and Figures
Today, Sorin's Cardiopulmonary Products and Services can be found in the vast majority of the world’s leading hospitals in more than 80 countries. In fact, more than 2 out of 3 cardiac surgeons use Sorin's Cardiopulmonary Products! This is not surprising considering that over the past six decades, Sorin has been responsible for many of the innovations that have made cardiopulmonary bypass surgery among the safest and most effective heart procedures performed today.
Other Key Facts: World’s best selling heart-lung machine; worldwide leader in oxygenator sales; several of the lowest-prime devices on the market with the lowest foreign surface exposure; innovative use of biocompatible coatings and sponsorship of education and resources for clinicians. No other manufacturer can match the focused commitment, nor the investment in innovation, made by Sorin Cardiopulmonary.
History of Industry Firsts and Innovations
2010 - Launched ergonomically evolved perfusion system (C5)
2009 - Acquired endoscopic vessel harvesting system (ClearGlide)
2009 - First inline blood monitoring system (B-Care5)
2007 - First oxygenator specifically designed for neonates (KiDS D100)
2006 - First ice-less heater cooler (3T)
2005 - Introduced adult oxygenator with low prime volume (PrimO2x)
2002 - Launched flexible autotransfusion system (Electa Essential)
2002 - First integrated centrifugal pump (SCP)
2002 - First oxygenator with integrated arterial filter (Synthesis)
2000 - Introduced Data Management System (DMS)
1996 - Third generation heart lung system introduced (SIII)
1998 - First dual chamber adult oxygenator (Avant)
1994 - Second generation autologous transfusion system (BRAT 2)
1993 - First newborn oxygenator (Lilliput)
1990 - First modular adult flat sheet membrane oxygenator (Duo)
1985 - First integrated closed infant & pediatric membrane lung system (Masterflo)
1983 - First integrated, open-system membrane oxygenator (CML)
1980 - First bubble oxygenator (Hiflex)
1973 - First modular heart-lung machine
1964 - First pre-assembled custom tubing sets for cardiopulmonary bypass
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