Table 1

Summary of experimental work conditions and main measured parameters and postprocessing data

Work conditionsMeasured parameters
pAoHRCOSystoleSVCVLVRVRFCFRLFRRFRPE
mm HgbpmL/min%mLmLmLmL%mL/minmL/minmL/minWJ
603.431.8107.4 (0.05)5.3 (0.6)9.3 (2.0)14.6 (2.5)20.4 (3.5)318 (4.6)558 (15.5)876 (19.3)1.31 (0.02)1.31 (0.02)
704.031.9104.6 (0.04)5.5 (0.4)8.9 (1.9)14.4 (2.1)20.4 (3.0)385 (3.3)623 (15.9)1008 (17.6)1.54 (0.02)1.32 (0.01)
100804.536.6102.7 (0.05)6.2 (0.6)7.7 (1.6)13.9 (1.7)19.7 (2.4)496 (5.4)616 (14.3)1112 (15.2)1.80 (0.01)1.35 (0.01)
905.039.398.9 (0.05)6.6 (0.8)6.3 (2.0)12.9 (2.5)18.8 (3.6)594 (7.6)567 (19.0)1161 (23.7)1.99 (0.02)1.33 (0.02)
1005.541.496.8 (0.03)7.8 (0.9)5.1 (1.8)12.9 (2.2)19.1 (3.2)780 (9.0)510 (18.0)1290 (22.0)2.16 (0.01)1.29 (0.01)
1106.243.199.4 (0.00)8.2 (1.7)5.2 (1.9)13.4 (2.3)19.3 (3.4)902 (17.8)572 (19.9)1474 (24.1)2.60 (0.02)1.42 (0.02)
  • Data are averaged over the 10 cycles; values in parentheses are the SD.

  • CFR, closing regurgitant mean flow rate; CO, cardiac output; CV, closing volume; HR, heart rate; LFR, Leakage mean flow rate; LV, leakage volume; RF, regurgitant fraction; RFR, Total regurgitant flow rate; RV, regurgitant volume; SV, stroke volume.