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.
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2013
2013
BACKGROUND Right ventricular failure (RVF) after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation results in significant… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND The implantation of ventricular assist devices (VAD) is an established treatment for end-stage congestive heart… (More)
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2006
2006
The influence of age on outcomes after left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation is not well studied. To address this… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Patients with diabetes have poorer outcomes after surgery in general. In this study, we assess the impact of diabetes… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Although extremes of body mass index (BMI) are associated with decreased survival after cardiac transplantation, its… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Ventricular assist devices (VADs) provide a bridge to transplantation for patients awaiting heart transplant. Because… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Implantation of the HeartMate Implanted Pneumatic or Vented Electric Ventricular Assist Device requires that the pump… (More)
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1997
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1997
BACKGROUND Vasodilatory shock requiring catecholamine pressors occurs in some patients following cardiopulmonary bypass. Prompted… (More)
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1996
1996
Left ventricular assist devices effectively improve hemodynamic function and reverse renal and hepatic dysfunction; however… (More)
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