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Title:
HELICALLY TWISTING CARDIAC-APEX ASSIST DEVICE
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2008018242
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide a device to assist a patient's heart by wringing out blood from the heart.

The device 10 to assist a patient's heart has an actuator 16 to simultaneously wring blood from both right ventricle and left ventricle of the heart without touching the patient's circulating blood. The device 10 has a power source 14 to be connected to the actuator 16. The power source 14 supplies power to the actuator. The method of assisting the patient's heart includes the process of supplying power to the actuator 16, which is in contact with the heart, by using the power source 14. The method also has the process of simultaneously wringing blood from both right ventricle and left ventricle of the heart by using the actuator 16 without touching the patient's circulating blood.


Inventors:
TRUMBLE DENNIS R
Application Number:
JP2007000180410
Publication Date:
January 31, 2008
Filing Date:
July 10, 2007
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
ALLEGHENY SINGER RES INST
International Classes:
A61M1/12
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
丸山 敏之
宮野 孝雄
北住 公一
長塚 俊也
久徳 高寛