ASAIO Journal

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July/August 2016

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Confluent Cell Coating on Sintered Ti. After ex vivo static culture (12 hr), rapid-seeded hCB-ECs formed a confluent cell monolayer on sintered Ti. (LEFT) Control sintered Ti surfaces without hCB-ECs (SEM); (CENTER) Rapid-seeded sintered Ti (SEM); (RIGHT) Rapid-seeded sintered Ti (Confocal Microscopy). (Rapid-seeding density: 0.9 x105 cells/cm2; blue, red and green color: nuclei, cytoplasm and cell junctions, respectively; scale bars: 100 μm.) See Noviani et al.

May/June 2016

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Aortic arch geometry of five Norwood patients. Top row shows volumes from imaging data (with connecting tube extensions added), and bottom row shows the corresponding test phantoms. See Hang et al.

March/April 2016

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Chest radiography showing left HVAD, occluded right HVAD, and second right HVAD connecting the right atrium to right main pulmonary artery. See Maltais et al.

January/February 2016

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(Top) Geometry representation of the computational model of dialysis catheter in the superior vena cava (SVC). Red arrows indicate direction of flow. (Bottom) Close-up view of intravascular region of catheter demonstrating some of the computational mesh and zoomed-in views of specific regions of interest. See Richardson et al.

November/December 2015

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Structure of 2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine surfaces. See Tchouta and Bonde.

September/October 2015

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Three-dimensional computed tomography image. Fracture sites and regions of sternal nonunion are indicated by arrows preoperatively (left panel), and healed fractures are indicated by arrows at 3 months (middle panel) and 6 months postoperatively (right panel). See Khalpey et al.

July/August 2015

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ECG QRS complex patterns on day 2. Left: on LV anterior wall surfaces of recellularized hearts (QS or Rs); Right: on LV anterior wall surfaces of normal hearts (all are qR). See Tao et al.

May/June 2015

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Surgical implantation of pressure and flow sensors. The implant and battery are secured with sutures for short-term stability and wrapped in medical mesh that provides long term positional stability. See Fujii et al.

 

March/April 2015

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CT Scan showing the location of the cannula tips (left panel) and early thrombosis of RVAD cannulas remnants (right panel).

January/February 2015

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Representative tri-stained native and acellular ventricle tissues to define collagen type I (yellow), α-actinin sarcomeres (green)and nuclei (blue) components at 40x objective.

November/December 2014

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Ascending aorta (left panel) and aortic valve (right panel) with C-Pulse explanted during heart transplantation.

September/October 2014

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Map of the Reynolds’ shear stress downstream of a transcatheter aortic valve placed at different positions below the aortic annulus in a heart flow simulator. Magnitude of the shear stress is indicated in a color scale with blue being low values, green, yellow, orange and red indicating increasing values, respectively.

 

July/August 2014

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Diagram of the pediatric superior vena cava, right atrium, and central venous catheter in the 3D model volume.

May/June 2014

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Axial CT view of the focal kink in the LVAD efferent cannula, proximal to the anastomosis into the ascending aorta, which causing 50% diameter stenosis. The anastomosis itself with the ascending aorta is patent measuring 12.2 mm in diameter (left), and reconstruction image, kink is marked with the large arrow (right).

March/April 2014

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Optical image of the cross section of the sintered scaffold (left), and the external and internal structure of the optimized hydroxyapatite scaffold after the polymer binder and graphite were removed (right).
From DW Jang et al, Fabrication of Porous Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds as Artificial Bone Preform and its Bio-compatibility Evaluation
 

 

January/February 2014

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Thrombus formation on the impeller part of the HeartMate II device identified postmortem from a patient with severe hemolysis.

From Hasin et al, The Role of Medical Management for Acute Intravascular Hemolysis in Patients Supported on Axial Flow LVAD.