Presentation on theme: "Precooling: You can put the cooling elements in the transport box when you leave the main hospital, and store them in the transport box approx. 0-4 hours."— Presentation transcript:
Precooling: You can put the cooling elements in the transport box when you leave the main hospital, and store them in the transport box approx. 0-4 hours before you put the boxes with the organ in the transport box. Keep the lid on the transport box all the time. We recommend that the organs are stored in the transport box until they are used. Se separate cooling diagram for pre cooling on www.medco.nowww.medco.no Cooling elements directly from the household freezer: You can also take the cooling elements directly from the freezer (- 22C) while taking the organs into the transport box. We recommend that the organs are stored in the transport box until they are used. Se separate cooling diagram for pre cooling on www.medco.nowww.medco.no
Keep the lid on while you are keeping the cooling elements in the transport box
Remove the protection wrapping ("bubble plastic"). The Peal bag shall be marked with a red sterilization mark, and batch no.
The O.T. nurse takes the sterile kidney container out of the sterile bag.
It is highly recommended that you wrap the heart in a wet sterile compress before placing it in the heart fixture.
Wrap the heart in wet sterile
Put the kidney in the bottom in the innercontainer
Fill up with discs to the top
When the wrapped kidney has been placed in the inner container, with the discs fill it to the brim with your cold perfusion fluid. Fill up with your cold perfusion to the disc on the top floats higher than the edge of the inner container
Tighten the lid firmly and dry off any liquid on the surface of the inner container
Place the inner container with the kidney into the outer protection box, and snap the lid shut.
Here you see the transport box ready to be closed, with kidney container, vessel container, cooling elements. In the room to the left, paper and blood samples.
When ready to transplant the kidney, take it out of the cooler. Then take off the snap lid and slide the sterile inner container carefully into the sterile environment.