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Table 1 Setting parameters of the LVAD used for the simulations

From: Simulation as a preoperative planning approach in advanced heart failure patients. A retrospective clinical analysis

Parameter Value Unit
Inlet and outlet cannulae parameters
 \( C_{vpi} \) [\( C_{vpo} \)] 0.1 [0.1] mmHg−1 ml
 \( R_{vpi} \) [\( R_{vpo} \)] 0.01 [0.01] mmHg s/ml
 \( L_{vpi} \) [\( L_{vpo} \)] 1.2 × 10−4 [1.2 × 10−4] mmHg s2/ml
LVAD parameter
 \( K_{vad,1} \) − 3.0361 × 10−3 l/min/rpm
 \( K_{vad,2} \) − 1.23045 l/min/mmHg
 \( K_{vad,3} \) 5.78974 × 10−4 l/min/rpm/mmHg
 \( K_{vad,4} \) − 5.8777 × 10−8 l/min/rpm2/mmHg
 \( K_{vad,5} \) − 1.27359 × 10−6 l/min/rpm/mmHg2
 \( K_{vad,6} \) 2.04834 × 10−10 l/min/rpm2/mmHg2