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Thoracic Pump

1. A technique that consists of intermittent compression of the thoracic cage. 2. Developed by C. Earl Miller, DO
National Institutes of Health

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1999
1999
Flow driven by pumping without valves is examined, motivated by biomedical applications such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation… 
1998
1998
Background: The mechanism responsible for the forward blood flow associated with external chest compression is still… 
1991
1991
Mechanisms of blood flow during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) were studied in a canine model with implanted mitral and… 
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
According to the thoracic pump model of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), the heart serves as a passive conduit for blood flow… 
Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
  • P. Miller
  • The Journal of experimental biology
  • 1966
  • Corpus ID: 16923325
1. Measurements of the wing-beat frequency, wing-stroke amplitude and stroke plane and of abdominal ventilation have been made…