Nimbus and the Cleveland Clinic are developing a chronic left ventricular assist system using an intrathoracic blood pump, a parathoracic energy converter, a variable volume device, an internal battery, energy transmission, an external battery, and diagnostic monitoring. The system and tradeoffs involved in selecting alternative approaches are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - 1984|
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