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1. (WO2018078615) VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/078615    International Application No.:    PCT/IL2017/051158
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Oct 24 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61M 1/10
A61M 1/12
Applicants: MAGENTA MEDICAL LTD.
Inventors: TUVAL, Yosi
GLOZMAN, Daniel
LUBINSKY, Gad
Title: VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE
Abstract:
Apparatus and methods are described including placing within a blood vessel of a subject an impeller (50), the impeller including at least one helical elongate element (52), and a spring (54), the spring being disposed inside of, and coaxially with, the helical elongate element. A film of material (56) is supported between the helical elongate element and the spring. Blood is pumped through the subject's blood vessel, using the impeller. Other applications are also described.