Percutaneous transcatheter aortic valve closure successfully treats left ventricular assist device-associated aortic insufficiency and improves cardiac hemodynamics.


OBJECTIVES This study sought to assess the effectiveness of a novel percutaneous method to treat left ventricular assist device (LVAD)-associated severe aortic insufficiency (AI) in a series of patients determined to be poor reoperative candidates. BACKGROUND The increased use of continuous-flow LVAD in advanced heart failure has led to marked changes in… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcin.2012.08.021


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