Dual-pulsation bi-ventricular assist device

Jiin-Huey Chern (Inventor), Chien-Ping Ju (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A ventricular assist device is disclosed which comprises a sac for wrapping around a portion of a heart, the sac having one or more inflatable chambers for compressing the heart when the chambers being inflated and a blood outlet made to an aorta, the blood outlet being the sole opening in the human blood path in the vicinity of heart, wherein during a systolic phase the inflatable chambers inflate while blood flows out of the aorta through the blood outlet, and during a diastolic phase the inflatable chambers deflate while blood flows into the aorta through the blood outlet.
Translated title of the contribution雙元脈動雙心室輔助裝置
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberCN101472627B
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Jul 1

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