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Proc. ASME. DMD2021, 2021 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T02A005, April 12–15, 2021
Paper No: DMD2021-1054
...Abstract Abstract Using Visible Heart® methodologies, swine hearts were reanimated and implanted with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD). System components were modified to better understand the relationships between the data collected and system conditions. The viscosity of the blood...
Proc. ASME. DMD2020, 2020 Design of Medical Devices Conference, V001T01A009, April 6–9, 2020
Paper No: DMD2020-9055
... devices (LVADs) can be life saving therapies that improve life expectancy for the patients that receive it. The target patient population suffer from end-stage heart failure and are therefore susceptible to morbidities arising from a less than ideal surgical implantation. Importantly, the graft...