Hemolysis in left ventricular assist device: a retrospective analysis of outcomes.

@article{Ravichandran2014HemolysisIL,
  title={Hemolysis in left ventricular assist device: a retrospective analysis of outcomes.},
  author={Ashwin K. Ravichandran and Jeffery E Parker and Eric L Novak and Susan Joseph and Joel D. Schilling and Gregory A. Ewald and Scott C. Silvestry},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 1},
  pages={44-50}
}
BACKGROUND Hemolysis is becoming increasingly recognized as a major complication of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support. Data regarding risk factors, prevalence, and outcomes are limited. To better define the characteristics and prognosis of hemolysis, we present a retrospective case-control study of LVAD patients in our institution. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING