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


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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