A cardiac massage apparatus (20) and a drive system (100) therefor are disclosed.
The present invention provides devices (10) and methods for monitoring performance of minimally invasive direct cardiac massage.
In particular, the present invention provides devices and methods which facilitate rapid, safe, and sterile intercostal dissection for the subsequent deployment of minimally invasive direct cardiac massagers.
A mobile cardiac massage apparatus is described which comprises a pressure cylinder containing a medium suitable for supplying to a person with reduced or interrupted lung function, connected with a thrusting device for provision of cardiac compression.
A cardiac massage device comprising a plunger coupled to a driver for driving the plunger; and a structure comprising at least two structural elements.
Graph (A) shows variation in pressure on the sternum over time for ECM applied manually.
When a push button (13, 14 or 15) is pressed, audible signals are emitted from a beeper (16) at a rate dependent on which of the push buttons (13, 14 or 15) is pressed for use in timing external heart massage.
An electro-hydraulic heart massage device comprising a specific frame design with an integrated hydraulic plunger frame of which is adapted to be strapped over the patient's chest.
A heart massager and a method of substernal heart massage are disclosed.