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The anesthetic considerations in patients with ventricular assist devices presenting for noncardiac surgery: a review of eight cases.
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PMID:  12088940     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The number of patients supported by ventricular assist devices (VADs) that present for noncardiac surgery is increasing in our institution. Our recent experience with eight such patients is reported, along with a review of the most commonly implanted VADs and the anesthetic implications and considerations for VAD-supported patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
Marc E Stone; William Soong; Marina Krol; David L Reich
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  95     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:  2002 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-28     Completed Date:  2002-07-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-9, table of contents     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anesthesiology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1010, 1 Gustave L. Levy Place, New York, NY 10029-6574, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Heart-Assist Devices*
Middle Aged
Monitoring, Intraoperative
Preoperative Care
Respiration, Artificial
Retrospective Studies
Ventricular Function

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