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Current technology: devices available for destination therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22062197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Left ventricular assist device therapy as a destination therapy for end-stage heart failure has made a large leap with continuous flow devices. Continuous flow does not seem to have a detrimental effect on end-organ function, at least in the midterm. Various expected and unexpected complications have been reported associated with this technology. More experience and research are warranted.
Authors:
Hiroo Takayama; Jonathan A Yang; Yoshifumi Naka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology clinics     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1558-2264     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Clin     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8300331     Medline TA:  Cardiol Clin     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  499-504     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, Milstein Hospital Building, 7-435, 177 Fort Washington Avenue, New York, NY 10032, USA.
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