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The present invention relates to an incubation system for liquid-based incubation of prematurely born infants, comprising: - an inner chamber forming an amniotic basin comprising amniotic fluid, said basin being configured for holding said infant and being made from a flexible material configured for expanding said inner chamber volume in correspondence with the growth of said infant; - an outer chamber enclosing said inner chamber and comprising a temperature regulation fluid, - a fetal connection port, arranged for connecting with the umbilical cord of said infant, said umbilical cord providing a port in said inner chamber to said infant for providing dialyzation and nutrition compounds to said infant via said umbilical cord; - a fetal control unit, connected to said fetal connection port for control of said dialyzation and control of said provided nutrition by monitoring and controlling one or more of a pressure, flow and temperature thereof; an amniotic fluid circulation unit, arranged for connecting with an inlet/outlet port of said inner chamber and comprising a pump for circulating said amniotic fluid from said inner chamber and through a purification system located outside said inner chamber; and - a temperature regulation fluid control unit, arranged for connecting with an inlet/outlet port of said outer chamber and comprising a pump for circulating said temperature regulation fluid from said outer chamber and through a heat exchanger system located outside said inner chamber.

Originele taal-2Engels
OctrooinummerWO2020201233
IPCA61G 11/ 00 A I
Prioriteitsdatum29/03/19
StatusGepubliceerd - 8 okt. 2020

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