Thrombotic events in HeartMate II left ventricular assist devices

@inproceedings{Benozzi2014ThromboticEI,
  title={Thrombotic events in HeartMate II left ventricular assist devices},
  author={Silvia Fabiana Benozzi and Ignacio Rodrigo Buffone and Ver{\'o}nica I. Lomb{\'a}n and Graciela Laura Pennacchiotti},
  year={2014}
}
CASE REPORT We describe the case of a 56-year-old male patient with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, who after several admissions due to decompensation under optimal treatment, outpatient inotropic therapy, and cardioverter-defibrillator implantation received a HeartMate II LVAD as bridge-to-transplantation. As part of the routine management, after drainage removal, the patient was started on warfarin [with the therapeutic goal of an international normalized ratio (INR) ranging between 2.5… CONTINUE READING

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