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Heater-Cooler Infection Lawsuits

Reports of serious nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infections following heart bypass and other surgical procedures have been linked to the use of certain heater-cooler systems, which may release contaminants into the sterile air of the operating room. As a result, heart surgery patients may be left with hard-to-treat and life-threatening infections like M. chimeara and M. abscessus, which could develop months or even years later.…