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Impella Recover 5.0 assisted coronary artery bypass grafting.
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PMID:  20662974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
We used the Impella Recover LD 5.0 Left Ventricular Assist Device to support a 61-year-old woman with an acute myocardial infarction, compromised pulmonary function, and severe cardiovascular disease during coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG). Off-pump CABG or CABG with cardiopulmonary bypass would have been risky. Our case highlights the usefulness of the Impella Recover LD, which can be inserted into the ascending aorta via a prosthetic graft, for providing hemodynamic support during and after CABG in patients with complex cardiovascular disease. 
Mehmet H Akay; O H Frazier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cardiac surgery     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1540-8191     ISO Abbreviation:  J Card Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908809     Medline TA:  J Card Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  606-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Center for Cardiac Support, Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX, USA.
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