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Tiny Propeller, Big Impact Steve Topaz receives patent approval for propeller design to be used in medical devices

A display of some of the boat-sized propeller test models, a propeller for the assisted ventricle device and the device itself, and three patent from the U.S. Korea, and Europe.
A display of some of the boat-sized propeller test models and the propeller for the assisted ventricle device, along with the device itself. The latter can be used to stabilize the heart in emergency situations, but requires a propeller to move the blood.
The interior component of the emergency heart pump which containers the propeller Steve Topaz designed and patented.
The interior component of the emergency heart pump which containers the propeller Steve Topaz designed and patented. The new design aims to reduce the tearing of the blood and provide more efficiency in blood flow.
A model of an ventricle assist device which can be used to stabilize the heart in an emergency. One common device is the Impella, which uses a tiny propeller to move blood. Topaz helped designs a new propeller which aims to reduce the tearing of the blood and provide more efficiency in blood flow.
Steve Topaz holds up his model to demonstrate the size of it. He describes it as being roughly the size of a AA battery.
Steve Topaz holds up the patent approvals he has received for his propeller design in Korea, Europe and most recently the U.S.

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