[Perioperative management of ventricular assist devices].

@article{Kerbaul2003PerioperativeMO,
  title={[Perioperative management of ventricular assist devices].},
  author={François Kerbaul and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Collart and Mathilde Bonnet and Judith Villacorta and Catherine Guidon and F. Gouin},
  journal={Annales francaises d'anesthesie et de reanimation},
  year={2003},
  volume={22 7},
  pages={
          609-28
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To review the perioperative anaesthetic management of ventricular assist devices. DATA SOURCES Extraction from Pubmed database of french and english articles on the perioperative anaesthetic management of ventricular assist devices for 15 years. DATA SELECTION The collected articles were reviewed and selected according to their quality and originality. The more recent data were selected. DATA SYNTHESIS Cardiac transplantation is an effective treatment for patients in end stage… CONTINUE READING