Change in the properties of the membrane of the left ventricle of an artificial heart after operating in an animal

Research paper by V. M. Parfeev, I. V. Grushetskii, N. K. Zimin, A. A. Drobyshev, V. I. Sevast'yanov

Indexed on: 01 May '85Published on: 01 May '85Published in: Mechanics of Composite Materials


After 53-day operation of a biomer membrane of an AH in a calf its physical and mechanical properties changed little. The membrane retained the greater part of its fatigue life and a high surface quality; as a consequence of insignificant creep, its functional properties also changed little.