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PORTABLE INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMP CONTROLLER FOR OPTIMAL CARDIAC ASSISTANCE

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
19340
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
19340
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Cardiac Assist Technology
7881 West 25th Court Hialeah, FL 33016
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: PORTABLE INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMP CONTROLLER FOR OPTIMAL CARDIAC ASSISTANCE
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,542.00
 

Abstract:

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP A PORTABLE AUTOMATIC CONTROL SYSTEM FOR THE INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMP. THE SYSTEM WILL BE DESIGNED BY PROVIDE MAXIMUM IMPROVEMENT IN THE ENERGETICS OF THE FAILING CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM. THE CONCEPT IS TO FURNISH, DURING ASSISTANCE, AN OPTIMAL BALANCE BETWEEN THE INCREASE IN OXYGEN AVAILABILITY TO THE MYOCARDIUM AND THE DECREASE IN ITS OXYGEN CONSUMPTION. THE SYSTEM WILL BE DESIGNED TO FUNCTION WITH MINIMAL OPERATOR INTERVENTION, AND TO CONTINUOUSLY ADJUST TO CHANGES IN THE PATIENT'S HEART RATE AND STATUS OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM.

Principal Investigator:

J Malvern Benjamin Jr
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Cardiac Assist Technology
7881 West 25th Court Hialeah, FL 33016

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No