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1. (WO2018165086) WATER PERFUSION HEAT EXCHANGE PAD FOR CONTROL OF SKIN TEMPERATURE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/165086    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/021038
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 07 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: A61F 7/00
F28F 1/00
F25D 17/02
Applicants: BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM
Inventors: DILLER, Kenneth R.
MCGREGOR, Gary L.
Title: WATER PERFUSION HEAT EXCHANGE PAD FOR CONTROL OF SKIN TEMPERATURE
Abstract:
Heat exchange pads for use on a patient are described herein. An example heat exchange pad can include a surface defining an internal volume and having a flexible patient contacting portion, an inlet fluidly connected to the internal volume for delivery of fluid into the internal volume, an outlet fluidly connected to the internal volume for removal of fluid from the internal volume, and at least one extended surface structure positioned within the internal volume to disrupt laminar flow of fluid from the inlet to the outlet.