Total artificial heart: the adaptation and pathophysiological deviations in the recipient.

@article{Vak2003TotalAH,
  title={Total artificial heart: the adaptation and pathophysiological deviations in the recipient.},
  author={Julie Anna Bienertov{\'a} Va{\vs}k{\'u} and Petr Dob{\vs}{\'a}k},
  journal={Artificial organs},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={14-20}
}
In the short historical review the principal technical and pathophysiological approaches of the Czech total artificial heart (TAH) research are emphasized. Survival was endangered by arterial and venous hypertension, especially the central venous pressure (CVP) increase, mineralization of driving diaphragms, thromboembolization, and infection. By the… CONTINUE READING