Blood residence times in Ventricular Assist Devices

Zubair Masri, Alessandra Molteni, Haitham Yousef, Kenny Low, Hugh Porter, Katharine Fraser

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Abstract

Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs) are associated with complications due to the damage done to the blood. This damage relates to shear stress and exposure time. Designing VADs to minimise exposure time, in addition to reducing stress, should then reduce damage. The aim of this work was to use washout of a dye to investigate local and overall residence times in VADs.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 24 Jun 2017

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