Present and future perspectives on total artificial hearts.

@article{Gerosa2014PresentAF,
  title={Present and future perspectives on total artificial hearts.},
  author={Gino Gerosa and Silvia Scuri and Laura Iop and Gianluca Torregrossa},
  journal={Annals of cardiothoracic surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={595-602}
}
Due to shortages in donor organ availability, advanced heart-failure patients are at high risk of further decompensation and often death while awaiting transplantation. This shortage has led to the development of effective mechanical circulatory support (MCS). Currently, various implantable ventricular-assist devices (VADs) are able to provide temporary or long-term circulatory support for many end-stage heart-failure patients. Implantation of a total artificial heart (TAH) currently represents… CONTINUE READING
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