Neurological dysfunction associated with mechanical circulatory support: complications that still need attention.

Abstract

While infection and bleeding are clearly the most prevalent complications in mechanical circulatory support, neurological complications can perhaps be the most devastating. These complications are a leading cause of morbidity, mortality, increased hospital stay, and cost. These complications impact not only the patient, but also the entire health-care… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1525-1594.2008.00637.x

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