Melissa K Webb

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BACKGROUND Predicting later outcome around time of diagnosis of acute dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is difficult. We hypothesized that strain and strain rate on initial and follow-up echoes were worse in patients with acute DCM from all causes with poor one-year outcomes. METHODS This was a retrospective study including all patients with DCM aged 0-18(More)
OBJECTIVE This study's objective was to evaluate insertion techniques and device fit of the pediatric version of the Impella ventricular assist device in swine which had similar sized carotids and left ventricles (LVs) as children weighing 10-20 kg. BACKGROUND Options for minimally invasive circulatory support in children are limited. A modified device(More)
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