Continuous-flow left ventricular assist device implantation in the presence of a hostile ventricular apex

J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Oct;146(4):981-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2012.01.090. Epub 2013 Aug 13.
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Keywords: 22; 27.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Calcinosis / diagnosis
  • Calcinosis / etiology
  • Calcinosis / physiopathology
  • Calcinosis / therapy*
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures / instrumentation*
  • Cardiomyopathies / diagnosis
  • Cardiomyopathies / etiology
  • Cardiomyopathies / physiopathology
  • Cardiomyopathies / therapy*
  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Female
  • Heart Failure / diagnosis
  • Heart Failure / etiology
  • Heart Failure / physiopathology
  • Heart Failure / therapy*
  • Heart-Assist Devices*
  • Humans
  • Prosthesis Design
  • Prosthesis Implantation / instrumentation*
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Ventricular Function, Left*