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BACKGROUND Right ventricular failure (RVF) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in left ventricular assist device (LVAD) recipients. OBJECTIVES To identify preoperative echocardiographic(More)
OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess the impact of invasive strategy (IS) versus a conservative strategy (CS) on in-hospital complications and 3-year outcomes in patients with non-ST-segment(More)
BACKGROUND To evaluate hemodynamic and functional changes of the failed left ventricle by Velocity Vector Imaging (VVI) and tissue Doppler, 22 patients with cardiogenic shock supported by(More)
Right ventricular failure (RVF) exposes ventricular assist device (VAD) recipients to a high risk of death, but its management has not yet been standardized. We report three separate management(More)