Relevant Appearances

The ThermaCor1200 was used to save the life of fictional President Francis "Frank" Underwood, during his liver transplant due to an assassination attempt during Season 4 of the series House of Cards. The critically acclaimed and Emmy award winning  Netflix  series stars Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright as Frank and Claire Underwood  in their quest to secure and retain control of the White House. The ThermaCor1200 can be seen in three episodes in House of Cards Season 4 during Frank's hospital recovery scenes . 


  • Cold or Warmed Blood for Massive Transfusions
    C. Paul Boyan
  • Blood Warming: current applications and techniques
    KV Iserson, DW Huestis
    Transfusion Volume 31 Issue 6 Page 558 - July 1991
  • Damage to erythrocytes from long-term heat stress
    Utoh J, Harasaki H OK
  • Clinical Science (Lond.) 1992 Jan;82(1):9-11
  • Product Specification Sheets
  • Product Specifications (Adobe® .PDF)