Current status of the National Cardiovascular Center totally implantable artificial heart system


We have been developing an electrohydraulic total artificial heart (EHTAH) system. The system consists of diaphragm-type blood pumps, an electrohydraulic energy converter, an internal control unit, a transcutaneous energy transfer (TET) system, a transcutaneous optical telemetry (TOT) system, and an internal battery. The energy converter reciprocates and… (More)