User Studies and The Design of a Completely Implantable VAD System

June 24, 2015 - Lucke L, Bluvshtein V, Stoll M, Weiss W. Presentation at ASAIO 61st Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, June 24-27, 2015



To eliminate the percutaneous cable currently required for operation of a ventricular assist device, a totally implanted system must be developed. Understanding the required layout and use of the implanted components is necessary to develop a completely implanted system.