Frequency of Poor Outcome (Death or Poor Quality of Life) After Left Ventricular Assist Device for Destination Therapy


Patients with end-stage heart failure are highly symptomatic and are expected to have a short life expectancy without intervention. For patients who are not candidates for heart transplantation, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) may be an ideal treatment option as destination therapy, meaning that the patient is expected to live with the device until… (More)


1 Figure or Table