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					MedcoKit User Manual

  Kidney container Manual

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1. Remove the bubble plastic protection wrapping.

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2. Peel open the sterilization bag with sterile technique

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3. The O.T. nurse takes the sterile kidney container out of the sterile bag.

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4. Repeat the procedure with the rest of the containers and place them
   on the sterile back-table.

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5. Excision of the Kidney.

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6. It is highly recommended you to wrap the kidney in a wet sterile
   compress before placing it in the inner container. This will make the
   removal easier.

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7. When the wrapped kidney has been placed in the inner container,
   fill it to the brim with your cold perfusion fluid.

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8. Tighten the lid firmly and dry off any liquid on the surface of the
   inner container.

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9. Place the inner container with the kidney into the outer protection
   box, and snap the lid shut.

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10. Now place it immediately in the MEDCO cooling box or in a fridge
    to store until transplantation.

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11. 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.

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12. Grip the compress and pull out the kidney.

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