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Table 2 Animal characteristics before and during application of the LVAD

From: Effect of counter-pulsation control of a pulsatile left ventricular assist device on working load variations of the native heart

Animal Weight (kg) Before LVAD application During LVAD application
ABP (S/M/D) (mmHg) Mean HR (bpm) ABP (S/M/D) (mmHg) Mean HR (bpm)
1 37.4 65/47/38 84.1 55/46/41 90.1
2 40.1 54/37/30 73.8 48/42/39 89.0
3 35.2 87/59/46 102.3 90/58/40 97.7
  1. ABP arterial blood pressure, S systole, M mean, D diastole, HR heart rate.