US 10,376,623 B1
Subclavian diastolic augmentation device
Raif Tawakol, Glendale, AZ (US)
Assigned to Raif Tawakol, Stoughton, MA (US)
Filed by Raif Tawakol, Glendale, AZ (US)
Filed on Apr. 5, 2018, as Appl. No. 15/946,702.
Int. Cl. A61M 1/12 (2006.01); A61M 1/10 (2006.01); A61L 31/02 (2006.01); A61L 31/04 (2006.01); A61F 2/06 (2013.01)
CPC A61M 1/122 (2014.02) [A61L 31/022 (2013.01); A61L 31/024 (2013.01); A61L 31/042 (2013.01); A61M 1/1008 (2014.02); A61M 1/1086 (2013.01); A61F 2/06 (2013.01); A61M 2205/3523 (2013.01); A61M 2205/8206 (2013.01); A61M 2230/30 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
10. An assistive heart device comprising:
a first synthetic chamber, with a first liquid volume between 5 ml and 50 ml;
a second synthetic chamber, with a second liquid volume equal to the first liquid volume of the first synthetic chamber;
a third synthetic chamber connecting the first synthetic chamber to the second synthetic chamber, the third synthetic chamber housing a pump;
a driver circuit for driving the pump;
one or more pressure sensors; and
wherein the driver circuit triggers the pump to eject blood into a subclavain artery from the second synthetic chamber towards an aortic valve during diastole based, at least partially, on a reading of the one or more pressure sensors.