Left ventricular assist device outflow cannula obstruction treated with percutaneous endovascular stenting.

Abstract

T hrombosis within the circuit of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a major complication imparting significant morbidity and mortality. Recent management algorithms emphasize anticoagulation or surgery for LVAD thrombosis, depending on clinical presentation. 1 We report a case of thrombotic LVAD outflow cannula obstruction treated successfully with… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.114.001891