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1. (WO2018057795) HEART PUMP DRIVELINE POWER MODULATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/057795    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/052799
Publication Date: Fri Mar 30 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Sep 22 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61M 1/12
A61M 1/10
Applicants: TC1 LLC
Inventors: PETERSEN, Ethan F.
Title: HEART PUMP DRIVELINE POWER MODULATION
Abstract:
Systems and method for powering an implanted blood pump are disclosed herein. The system can be a mechanical circulatory support system. The mechanical circulatory support system can include an implantable blood pump. The implantable blood pump includes a DC powered pump control unit that can control the blood pump according to one or several stored instructions. The implantable blood pump includes a rectifier electrically connected to the pump control unit. The implantable rectifier can convert the AC to DC for powering the pump control unit. The system can include an external controller electrically connected to the rectifier. The external controller can provide AC electrical power to the implantable blood pump.