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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence, risk factors, and effect on outcomes of right ventricular failure in a large population of patients implanted with continuous-flow left(More)
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine whether results with the HeartMate (HM) II left ventricular assist device (LVAD) (Thoratec Corporation, Pleasanton, California) in a commercial(More)
BACKGROUND Data for left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) in patients with noninotrope-dependent heart failure (HF) are limited. OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to evaluate HeartMate II(More)