Right Cardiac Ventricle Assist Device Procedure

Known as: RIGHT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE, RVAD 
A procedure involving a mechanical pump which receives blood from the right ventricle and delivers it to the pulmonary artery. (ACC)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Right ventricular failure (RVF) complicates 20-50% of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation cases and contributes to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is an established treatment for end-stage heart failure. Right… (More)
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2008
2008
OBJECTIVES The Levitronix CentriMag ventricular assist device (VAD) is a centrifugal pump designed for short-term extracorporeal… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Right ventricular (RV) failure after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation is associated with a high rate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Right heart failure (RHF) is not an infrequent complication of left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation. Few… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Patients with acute right ventricular (RV) failure after cardiotomy have a poor prognosis. We evaluated the surgical… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Although right ventricular assist device (RVAD) use has declined with the introduction of inhaled nitric oxide and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Implantable left ventricular assist device (LVAD) insertion complicated by early right ventricular (RV) failure has a… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to determine whether there are differences in populations of patients with heart failure… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND If long-term use of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) as bridges to transplantation is successful, the issue of… (More)
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