Total Artificial Hearts

  • E. Solis
  • C. Muneretto
  • C. Cabrol

Abstract

The first attempt to utilize a total artificial heart (TAH) was by Demikhov (Figure 33.1), who removed a dog’s heart and replaced it with a mechanical device1. His original plan was to maintain an artificial circulation, so that the organs from a cadaver could be used for transplantation1.

Keywords

Multiple Organ Failure Suture Line Atrial Pressure Artificial Heart Left Atrial Pressure 
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  • E. Solis
  • C. Muneretto
  • C. Cabrol

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