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Subacute left ventricular rupture supported with a percutaneous left ventricular assist device.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21646651     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac rupture is a fatal complication of transmural myocardial infarction that is associated with high mortality. We describe the successful management of a case of subacute cardiac rupture and cardiogenic shock supported by a percutaneous left ventricular assist device (LVAD) as a bridge to surgery.
Authors:
Ravikiran Korabathina; Duc Thinh Pham; Navin K Kapur
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of invasive cardiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1557-2501     ISO Abbreviation:  J Invasive Cardiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8917477     Medline TA:  J Invasive Cardiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  246-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Assistant Director, Interventional Cardiology, Investigator, Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111 USA. nkapur@tuftsmedicalcenter.org.
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