Estimation of the following cardiac output using sympathetic tone and hemodynamics for the control of a total artificial heart

T. Yambe, S. Nitta, Y. Katahira, T. Sonobe, S. Naganuma, H. Akiho, Y. Kaninuma, K. Izutzu, Y. Kikuchi, T. Naganuma, S. Kobayashi, H. Matsuzawa, M. Tanaka, M. Miura, N. Sato, T. Fukuju, H. Mohri, M. Yoshizawa, H. Takeda

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Abstract

A sympathetic neurogram is potentially useful for the development of a real time total artificial heart (TAH) control system. We used sympathetic tone and hemodynamic derivatives to estimate the following cardiac output in acute animal experiments using adult mongrel dogs. Moving averages of the mean left atrial pressure and mean aortic pressure were used as parameters of the preload and afterload, respectively. Renal sympathetic nerve activity (RSNA) was employed as a parameter of sympathetic tone. Equations for the following cardiac output were calculated using multiple linear regression analysis of the time series data. A significant correlation was observed between the estimated and following measured cardiac output. These results suggest the potential usefulness of the sympathetic neurogram for the real time TAH automatic control system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)606-610
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Journal of Artificial Organs
Volume15
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering

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    Yambe, T., Nitta, S., Katahira, Y., Sonobe, T., Naganuma, S., Akiho, H., Kaninuma, Y., Izutzu, K., Kikuchi, Y., Naganuma, T., Kobayashi, S., Matsuzawa, H., Tanaka, M., Miura, M., Sato, N., Fukuju, T., Mohri, H., Yoshizawa, M., & Takeda, H. (1992). Estimation of the following cardiac output using sympathetic tone and hemodynamics for the control of a total artificial heart. International Journal of Artificial Organs, 15(10), 606-610.