ARTIFICIAL HEART

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ARTIFICIAL HEART [ABIOCOR] Presented By Rohith Vasishta.A

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Introduction An artificial heart is a mechanical device that replaces the heart . Artificial hearts are typically used in order to bridge the time to heart transplantation , or to permanently replace the heart in case transplantation is impossible.

The Jarvik 7 :

The Jarvik 7 In 1982, Seattle dentist Dr. Barney Clark was the first person implanted with the Jarvik-7, an artificial heart intended to last a lifetime.

Human heart :

Human heart In the first stage, the right and left atria contract at the same time, pumping blood to the right and left ventricles . In the second stage, the ventricles contract together to propel blood out of the heart. The average adult human heart pumps blood at a rate of 60 to 100 beats per minute .

The Abiocor A.I Heart:

The Abiocor A.I Heart The AbioCor , developed by Abiomed , is a very sophisticated medical device, but the core mechanism of the device is the hydraulic pump that shuttles hydraulic fluid from side to side. Internal battery - A rechargeable battery is implanted inside the patient's abdomen. Wireless energy-transfer system - Also called the Transcutaneous Energy Transfer (TET), this system consists of two coils, one internal and one external,

Working Total Artificial Heart(TAH): :

Working Total Artificial Heart(TAH): You may need a TAH for one of two reasons: To keep you alive while you wait for a heart transplant If you're not eligible for a heart transplant, but you have end-stage

Overview :

Overview Currently, TAHs are used only in a small number of people. Researchers are working to make even better TAHs that will allow people to live longer and have fewer complications

ADVANTAGES :

ADVANTAGES It increases the life span of human beings Easy to carry while compared to other artificial pumping devices It is more helpful compared to heart transplantations

DISADVANTAGES :

DISADVANTAGES It needs charging for every half an hour

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