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Left ventricular assist devices as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.
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PMID:  25132978     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Heart failure remains a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, affecting over five million patients in the United States. Continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) have become the standard of care for patients with end stage heart failure. This review highlights the current state of LVAD as a bridge to transplant (BTT) in patients requiring mechanical circulatory support (MCS).
Christopher T Holley; Laura Harvey; Ranjit John
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of thoracic disease     Volume:  6     ISSN:  2072-1439     ISO Abbreviation:  J Thorac Dis     Publication Date:  2014 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-08-18     Completed Date:  2014-08-18     Revised Date:  2014-08-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101533916     Medline TA:  J Thorac Dis     Country:  China    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1110-9     Citation Subset:  -    
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