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17 September 2020: Database Analysis

Effects of Pulsatile Frequency of Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) on Coronary Perfusion: A Numerical Simulation Study

Yuanfei Zhu 1ABCE , Ming Yang 1AEG* , Yan Zhang 2BCF* , Fan Meng 1DEF , Tianyue Yang 1AC , Zhiwei Fang 1BF

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.925367

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e925367

Table 1 Parameter values of the lumped parameter model.

0.032 mmHg·s/ml9.751 mmHg·s/ml
1.2 mmHg·s/ml24.752 mmHg·s/ml
0.005 mmHg·s/ml4.4 ml/mmHg
0.005 mmHg·s/ml0.1 ml/mmHg
0.03 mmHg·s/ml0.00005 ml/mmHg
0.03 mmHg·s/ml0.001 ml/mmHg
1.5 mmHg·s/ml0.08 ml/mmHg
0.75 mmHg·s/ml1.2 ml/mmHg
37.5 mmHg·s/ml0.0652 mmHg·s/ml
0.9 PLV mmHg·s/ml0.0005 mmHg·s/ml
– aorta resistance; – total peripheral artery resistance; – mitral valve resistance; – aortic valve resistance; – inlet valve resistance of LVAD; – outlet valve resistance of LVAD; – coronary artery resistance; – arteriolar resistance; , , , and – the intramyocardial resistances; – left atrium compliance; – blood cavity compliance of LVAD; – coronary artery compliance; – intramyocardial vessels compliance; – aorta compliance; – total peripheral artery compliance; – coronary artery inertance; – aorta inertance.

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