Hints about anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system. Energetics of the natural heart. Interactions between the cardiovascular and artificial systems. Haemolysis and coagulation. Biological and mechanical valvular prostheses. Pumps for intra- and extra-corporeal blood circulation. Artificial devices for blood oxygenation. Haemodialysis systems. Numerical exercises deal with the solution of design and setting of the studied systems. Laboratory activities are devoted to practical learning of systems and devices managing.
Biomedical engineering notes