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Table 1 List of crucial parameters: Results of virtual study and comparison to literature

From: Image based evaluation of mediastinal constraints for the development of a pulsatile total artificial heart

Parameter Virtual Virtual Virtual Literature
  Total Male Female Total
Center MV to AV 32 33 32 40
Center AV to PV 35 36 35 32
Center PV to TV 61 64 58 66
Center TV to MV 53 51 55 52
Angle atrial orifices 149 150 148 161
AV-diaphragm 77 85 70 78+
Right to left pericardium 129 128 130 126
TH10 - sternum 141 155 130 111*
Longitudinal axis 106 108 106 107
  1. “+” only values from the three Komoda studies are considered.
  2. “*” the anterior-posterior value of the myocardium is quoted instead of the TH1—sternum.