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Clinical outcomes after ventricular assist device implantation in adults with complex congenital heart disease.
BACKGROUND There are minimal data regarding ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation in adult patients with complex congenital heart disease (CHD). METHODS The medical records of 6 adultExpand
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Use of the percutaneous left ventricular assist device in patients with severe refractory cardiogenic shock as a bridge to long-term left ventricular assist device implantation.
BACKGROUND For patients with persistent cardiogenic shock refractory to intraaortic balloon pump (IABP) support, there are only limited means of resuscitation and bridging to surgical leftExpand
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Causes and Management of Drug-Induced Long Qt Syndrome
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is characterized by inherited or acquired prolonged QT interval on the surface electrocardiogram. This can lead to torsade de pointes ventricular tachycardia (TdP VT) andExpand
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The State of the Art in Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation.
Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation has evolved in design, technology, patient selection, insertion techniques, adjunct devices, and management in the past 45 years since it began. Outcomes haveExpand
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The Use of Student Consulting Projects as an Active Learning Pedagogy: A Case Study in a Production/Operations Management Course
Active learning has attracted considerable attention in higher education in response to concerns about how and what students are learning. There are many different forms of active learning, yet mostExpand
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Association between cell-derived microparticles and adverse events in patients with nonpulsatile left ventricular assist devices.
BACKGROUND Continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) expose blood cells to high shear stress, potentially resulting in the production of microparticles that express phosphatidylserineExpand
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Safety and Feasibility of Open Chest Epicardial Mapping and Ablation of Ventricular Tachycardia During the Period of Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.
INTRODUCTION Patients undergoing catheter ablation for ventricular tachycardia (VT) may require epicardial mapping. In patients with end-stage heart failure, hybrid surgical epicardial mapping andExpand
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Perforated submitral left ventricular aneurysm resulting in severe mitral annular regurgitation.
Annular submitral left ventricular aneurysm, which predominantly occurs in blacks who live in tropical regions of Africa, is a relatively unknown cardiac condition in the United States. We describe aExpand
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Comparison of Ethical Behavior: Individual Perceptions and Attitudes Toward Entrepreneurs
The identification of traits that separate entrepreneurs from the general population has proven unfruitful, leading to favor for a behavioral approach toward the study of entrepreneurship (Gartner,Expand
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