In vivo energetics of a muscle-powered cardiac assist device during training

Jeffrey P. Armitstead, Christopher D. Bertram, Klaus Schindhelm, Michael K. Wilson, Anthony Nicholson, Nicholas Gan, Julie A. Mundy, Phillip M. Spratt

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A device was developed that aims to couple useful work from the Latissimus Dorsi muscle to a cardiac assist unit such as the Spiral-Vortex VAD. The device was characterized through extensive bench testing as previously reported.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Bioengineering Division (Publication) BED
Place of PublicationNew York
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)0791816117
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes
Event1999 Bioengineering Conference - Big Sky, MT, USA
Duration: 16 Jun 199920 Jun 1999


Other1999 Bioengineering Conference
CityBig Sky, MT, USA

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