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Successful implantation of HeartWare HVAD left ventricular assist device with concomitant ascending and sinus of valsalva aneurysms repair.
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PMID:  22327244     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Coexistence of aortic disease is an uncommon finding in end-stage heart failure patients requiring left ventricular assist device (LVAD) placement. A 38-year-old man with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy was admitted in stage D heart failure. Preoperative computed tomography demonstrated multiple saccular aneurysms of the ascending aorta and sinus of valsalva. We successfully performed complex aortic surgery and the implantation of a continuous-flow LVAD (HeartWare HVAD) (HeartWare International, Framingham, MA). The postoperative course was uneventful. The patient is currently listed for heart transplantation.
Authors:
Koji Takeda; Umraan Ahmad; Sukit Chris Malaisrie; Richard Lee; Patrick M McCarthy; Edwin C McGee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-2-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of artificial organs : the official journal of the Japanese Society for Artificial Organs     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1619-0904     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9815648     Medline TA:  J Artif Organs     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 E Huron St, Galther 11-140, Chicago, IL, 60611-2968, USA.
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