Use of the Jarvik 2000 continuous flow left ventricular assist device for acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock.

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Several strategies for circulatory support have been successfully utilized as bridges to recovery or transplantation after acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock. We report the novel use of a continuous flow left ventricular assist device (LVAD) for successful recovery and bridging to transplantation in a patient who had massive anterior wall… (More)

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