S-Space College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원) Dept. of Medicine (의학과) The Seoul Journal of Medicine The Seoul Journal of Medicine Vol. 29 No.4 (1988)
Development and Animal Experiment of Moving-Actuator Type Electromechanical Total Artificial Heart
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- Min, Byoung Goo; Kim, Hee Chan; Lee, Sang Hoon; Jung, Dae Young; Kim, Jong Won; Choi, Jin Wook; Kim, Jin Tae; Ryu, Kyu Ha; Yoon, Kyoung Ho; Han, Jae Jin; Ahn, Hyuk; Noh, Jun Ryang; Seo, Kyoung Phil; Kim, Sung Duk; Kim, Kwang Woo; Lee, Young Woo; Koh, Chang Soon; Seo, Jung Wook; Cha, Han Ik
- Issue Date
- Seoul J Med, Vol.29 No.4, pp. 379-389
- A new type of electromechanical total artificial heart(TAH) based on circular
rolling-cylinder mechanism was developed to overcome critical problems in motor-driven
heart such as large size and difficulties in fitting the heart to atrial remnants and arterial
vessels. Its performance and reliability were evaluated in mock circulation and animal implant
experiments. The total weight and volume of the pump are 650 g and 600 ml, respectively.
This new pump was implanted in a calf for total heart replacement, and it had been
operated for 100 hours, with the animal in excellent physical condition. The whole system,
including pump, controller, and control algorithm, has performed well to improve the prospect
of clinical application of our TAH system.