Moving beyond "bridges".

@article{Fang2013MovingB,
  title={Moving beyond "bridges".},
  author={James Chen-Tson Fang and Joseph Stehlik},
  journal={JACC. Heart failure},
  year={2013},
  volume={1 5},
  pages={
          379-81
        }
}
Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) have revolutionized the care of heart failure. They now provide another therapeutic option for many patients, transplant eligible or ineligible, with symptoms refractory to medical therapy and resynchronization therapy. For appropriately selected patients, LVADs offer improvements in both quality and length of life. The enthusiasm for LVAD use in the cardiovascular community is growing; >100 U.S. hospitals have met Joint Commission approval to provide… CONTINUE READING
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