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Right heart failure: best treated by avoidance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11265866     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Right heart failure continues to affect our clinical success with left ventricular assist device support. The inability to consistently predict the probability of the onset of right heart dysfunction contributes to this problem. We have developed an aggressive approach to the management of these patients in an attempt to decrease the incidence of this condition, which continues to carry a very high operative mortality.
Authors:
C H Van Meter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0003-4975     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2001 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-03-26     Completed Date:  2001-06-07     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S220-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA cvanmeter@ochsner.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Algorithms
Heart Failure / therapy*
Humans

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