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The Evaluation of Blood Damage in a Left Ventricular Assist Device1

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Oyungerel Myagmar, Steven W. Day

Mechanical Engineering Department,
Rochester Institute of Technology,
Rochester, NY 14623

Accepted and presented at The Design of Medical Devices Conference (DMD2015), April 13-16, 2015, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Manuscript received March 3, 2015; final manuscript received March 16, 2015; published online April 24, 2015. Editor: Arthur Erdman.

J. Med. Devices 9(2), 020914 (Jun 01, 2015) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-15-1049; doi: 10.1115/1.4030122 History: Received March 03, 2015; Revised March 16, 2015; Online April 24, 2015

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Fig. 1

Comparison of CFD predictions and experimental data

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Fig. 2

Particle rise inside LEV-VAD pump

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Fig. 3

Shear stress inside LEV-VAD pump walls



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