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Ventricular assist device placement in an adult with D-transposition of the great arteries with prior Mustard operation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21106027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Adults with congenital heart defects and congestive heart failure are a challenging population because of their complex anatomy, prior surgical palliation, and hemodynamic status. We report one of the first cases of a ventricular assist device placement in a patient with decompensated heart failure and a history of D-transposition of the great vessels who had a prior atrial switch operation.
Kartik Agusala; Roberta Bogaev; O Howard Frazier; Wayne J Franklin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Congenital heart disease     Volume:  5     ISSN:  1747-0803     ISO Abbreviation:  Congenit Heart Dis     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-25     Completed Date:  2011-03-10     Revised Date:  2011-05-05    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101256510     Medline TA:  Congenit Heart Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  635-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2010 Copyright the Authors. Congenital Heart Disease © 2010 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Internal Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures*
Echocardiography, Doppler, Color
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Fatal Outcome
Heart Failure / complications,  physiopathology,  therapy*,  ultrasonography
Heart-Assist Devices* / adverse effects
Palliative Care
Time Factors
Transposition of Great Vessels / surgery*
Treatment Outcome

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