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Ventricular Assist Device Placement

A surgical procedure in which a mechanical pump is implanted to enhance the function of the left or right heart ventricle.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Several organizations have underscored the crucial need for patient-centered decision tools to enhance shared decision… Expand
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2014
2014
Patients with refractory congestive heart failure may be considered for implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
BACKGROUND Right ventricular failure (RVF) after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation results in significant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVES Orthotopic heart transplantation is the standard of care for end-stage heart disease. Left ventricular assist device… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
OBJECTIVE The Levitronix CentriMag (Levitronix LLC, Waltham, Mass) ventricular assist system is designed for temporary left… Expand
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are increasingly used in advanced heart failure patients. Despite proven… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The implantation of ventricular assist devices (VAD) is an established treatment for end-stage congestive heart… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Although extremes of body mass index (BMI) are associated with decreased survival after cardiac transplantation, its… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Cardiopulmonary bypass can be associated with vasodilatory hypotension requiring pressor support. We have previously… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Vasodilatory shock requiring catecholamine pressors occurs in some patients following cardiopulmonary bypass. Prompted… Expand
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