Assessment of biventricular cardiac function in patients with a Novacor left ventricular assist device.

Abstract

Novacor left ventricular assist devices were implanted in 10 patients. We used blood-pool radionuclide angiography and echocardiography to evaluate the response of the left and right ventricle to the left ventricular assist. Radionuclide angiography was done before and after implantation of the Novacor left ventricular assist devices in all cases. All… (More)

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