Mathematical Modeling of Thrombus Formation in Pulsatile Blood Pumps
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We present here the results of mathematical modeling of the process of thrombus formation in the chamber of a blood pump from a pulsatile-type circulation assist system with an output of 30 cm3 using two types of Russian- made mechanical heart valves. The effects of the type of mechanical heart valve on thrombus formation in the blood pump chamber during operation of the pulsatile-type circulation assist system were assessed.
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