Our research projects includes blood contacting medical devices and hemodynamics.

iATVA – Integrated Aortic Turbine Venous Assist Device – A novel and passive Fontan Assist Device

Pekkan K, Aka IB, Tutsak E, Ermek E, Balim H, Lazoglu I, Turkoz R. In vitro validation of a self-driving aortic-turbine venous-assist device for Fontan patients. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018 Jul;156(1):292-301.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2018.02.088. Epub 2018 Mar 11. PMID: 29666009; PMCID: PMC6021195.