IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A certainty-weighted decision model for the detection of suction in VADs

Proceedings of the 2001 IEEE International Conference on Control Applications (CCA'01)

Author(s): L.A. Baloa ; J.R. Boston ; M.A. Simaan
Sponsor(s): IEEE Control Syst. Soc
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2001
Conference Location: Mexico City, Mexico, Mexico
Conference Date: 7 September 2001
Page Count: 6
Page(s): 696 - 701
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-6733-2
DOI: 10.1109/CCA.2001.973949
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Suction is a dangerous state of operation of rotary ventricular assist devices that must be detected and avoided. Schemes using physiologic indices have been proposed to detect this phenomenon.... View More

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