Evaluation of Clinical Outcomes with Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitor Therapy for Right Ventricular Dysfunction After Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation.

Abstract

Few studies have evaluated the use of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE5-i) for right ventricular (RV) dysfunction after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation. The study purpose was to examine the impact of postoperative inpatient PDE5-i therapy on clinical outcomes in patients with LVADs. This single-center, retrospective cohort study… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000809