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Title: Mechanical drive for blood pump

Abstract

This patent relates to a highly efficient blood pump to be used as a replacement for a ventricle of the human heart to restore people disabled by heart disease. The mechanical drive of the present invention is designed to operate in conjunction with a thermoelectric converter power source. The mechanical drive system essentially converts the output of a rotary power into pulsatile motion so that the power demand from the thermoelectric converter remains essentially constant while the blood pump output is pulsed. (auth)

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7368420
Patent Number(s):
3896501
Assignee:
U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 2 Nov 1973; Other Information: PAT-APPL-412,397
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; MECHANICAL HEART; MECHANICAL TRANSMISSIONS; DESIGN; MACHINE PARTS; MEDICAL SUPPLIES; PROSTHESES; 420200* - Engineering- Facilities, Equipment, & Techniques

Citation Formats

Bifano, N J, and Pouchot, W D. Mechanical drive for blood pump. United States: N. p., 1975. Web.
Bifano, N J, & Pouchot, W D. Mechanical drive for blood pump. United States.
Bifano, N J, and Pouchot, W D. Tue . "Mechanical drive for blood pump". United States.
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abstractNote = {This patent relates to a highly efficient blood pump to be used as a replacement for a ventricle of the human heart to restore people disabled by heart disease. The mechanical drive of the present invention is designed to operate in conjunction with a thermoelectric converter power source. The mechanical drive system essentially converts the output of a rotary power into pulsatile motion so that the power demand from the thermoelectric converter remains essentially constant while the blood pump output is pulsed. (auth)},
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place = {United States},
year = {1975},
month = {7}
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