Pauline Edwards

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BACKGROUND The HeartMate II (HMII) Left Ventricular Assist System (Thoratec Corporation, Pleasanton, CA, USA), an axial continuous-flow left ventricular assist device (LVAD), has been approved for use in bridge-to-transplant patients and is under investigation for destination therapy. To avoid device-related thromboembolic complications, antiplatelet, and(More)
The Chiari network is a congenital remnant in the right atrium. It is not commonly associated wtih clinical complications. We report the first case of medically treated embolic stroke in a patient with a cardiac Chiari network and a patent foramen ovale. A 59-year-old woman without cardiac history or signs presented with multiple cerebral infarctions in(More)
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