Interventional Treatment of LVAD Outflow Graft Stenosis by Introduction of Bare Metal Stents.

@article{Wiedemann2018InterventionalTO,
  title={Interventional Treatment of LVAD Outflow Graft Stenosis by Introduction of Bare Metal Stents.},
  author={Dominik Wiedemann and Thomas Schloeglhofer and Thomas Haberl and Julia Riebandt and Kamen Dimitrov and Heinrich Schima and Johannes Kastner and Wolfgang Karl Matzek and Guenther Laufer and Daniel Zimpfer},
  journal={ASAIO journal},
  year={2018},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={e3-e7}
}
Left ventricular assist device outflow graft stenosis is a rare but life-threatening complication of mechanical cirulatory support therapy. Current treatment modalities (pump exchange or systemic thrombolytic therapy) are associated with significant mortality and morbidity. Implantation of bare metal stents within the stenosed outflow graft is an… CONTINUE READING