Use of left ventricular assist device for cardiomyopathy associated with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita

Abstract

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita (AMC) is characterized by contractions of multiple joints present at birth. AMC is rarely associated with cardiomyopathy. We present a case of a young man with dilated cardiomyopathy associated with AMC admitted with rapidly deteriorating severe heart failure who was offered left ventricular assist device as a bridge to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10047-014-0781-1

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@article{Mohite2014UseOL, title={Use of left ventricular assist device for cardiomyopathy associated with arthrogryposis multiplex congenita}, author={Prashant N Mohite and Anton Sabashnikov and C. Travis Bowles and Diana Garc{\'i}a S{\'a}ez and Javid Fatullayev and Bartlomiej Zych and Andr{\'e} Ruediger Simon}, journal={Journal of Artificial Organs}, year={2014}, volume={17}, pages={364-365} }