Accession Number : ADD001110

Title :   Flow Meter for Indirectly Measuring the Flow of Blood from a Blood Pump.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Joyce,James W , Jr ; Villarroel,Fernando

Report Date : 27 Feb 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent is a flow meter which indirectly measures the flow of blood from a blood pump without the necessity of entering the blood stream itself to secure a measurement. The flow meter is contemplated to be utilized in conjunction with a pulsatile blood pump of the type comprising a fixed volume cavity divided by a flexible member into a first chamber filled with blood and a second chamber.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Flowmeters, Monitors, Blood flow, Mechanical organs

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE