Safety of parenteral nutrition in patients receiving a ventricular assist device.

Abstract

Patients with advanced heart failure and poor nutritional status are predisposed to higher rates of infection, bleeding, and mortality. We have increasingly used perioperative parenteral nutrition (PN) in ventricular assist device (VAD) patients and now report our initial experience. We performed a retrospective review of 43 consecutive patients who… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000000078

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@article{Scurlock2014SafetyOP, title={Safety of parenteral nutrition in patients receiving a ventricular assist device.}, author={Corey Scurlock and Sean P. Pinney and Hung-Mo Lin and Matthew V Potenza and Aaron Josef Weiss and Neeha Zaidi and Anelechi C. Anyanwu and Jeffrey I. Mechanick}, journal={ASAIO journal}, year={2014}, volume={60 4}, pages={376-80} }