HeartWare HVAD. A continuous flow device. The inflow cannula is surgically implanted into the LV & blood is conveyed through the pump via an impeller at operating speeds of 2400-3200 rpm (resulting in up to 10L/min of blood flow). (Courtesy of HeartWare International Inc, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA.)
About Christopher Partyka
Emergency Doc; interested in ultrasound, retrieval & medical education - #FOAMed
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