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Heart, Artificial

Known as: Artificial Heart, heart prosthesis, heart artificial 
A pumping mechanism that duplicates the output, rate, and blood pressure of the natural heart. It may replace the function of the entire heart or a… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND This guideline addresses the management of patients who are receiving anticoagulant or antiplatelet therapy and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This article discusses the perioperative management of antithrombotic therapy and is part of the American College of Chest… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This article discusses the management of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and thrombophilia, as well as the use of antithrombotic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The CardioWest Total Artificial Heart orthotopically replaces both native cardiac ventricles and all cardiac valves… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to compare long-term survival and valve-related complications between bioprosthetic and… Expand
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Review
1997
Review
1997
The most common indications for warfarin therapy are atrial fibrillation, the presence of a mechanical heart valve, and venous… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Background Tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) is a proinflammatory cytokine that produces negative inotropic effects in the heart… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND The optimal intensity of oral anticoagulant therapy for patients with mechanical heart valves (i.e., the level at… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
BackgroundPatients with mechanical heart valve prostheses may experience valve thrombosis and subsequent systemic embolism for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Biomaterials are being used with increasing frequency for tissue substitution. Complex devices such as total joint replacements… Expand
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