Mechanical Circulatory Support

Use of a device to replace the function of a cardiac ventricle. This includes use of cardiopulmonary bypass, left ventricular assist device (LVAD… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
BACKGROUND The number of alternatives to intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in the treatment of anticipated and established… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Durable left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) have not only enhanced longevity but also conferred sustained improvements in… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVES Average 2-year survival after cardiac transplantation is approximately 80%. The evolution and subsequent approval of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVES This study sought to evaluate the use of a continuous-flow rotary left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as a bridge to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND INTERMACS is a registry of FDA-approved durable mechanical circulatory support (MCS) devices used for the strategies… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND In this study we analyzed putative biomarkers for myocardial remodeling in plasma from 55 endstage heart failure… (More)
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2007
2007
Background—Myocardial recovery after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) support has been reported. The LVAD Working Group… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVES We sought to determine whether mechanical unloading of the failing human heart with a left ventricular assist device… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The cellular and structural changes that occur during long-term ventricular unloading leading to cardiac recovery are… (More)
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1995
1995
From September 1987 to February 1994, we treated 147 patients ranging between 11 and 82 years old with different mechanical… (More)
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