Sebastian Alles

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BACKGROUND The current study sought to demonstrate the advantages offered by fluorine 18-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in patients supported with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices (CF-LVADs) in detecting infection and the consequent effect on clinical decisions. METHODS Between April(More)
Poor survival has been demonstrated after ventricular assist device (VAD) implantation for Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) profile 1 and 2 patients compared with more stable levels. However, risk factors within this high-risk cohort have not been determined so far. The aim of the present study was to identify(More)
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