Elective Total Knee Replacement in a Patient With a Left Ventricular Assist Device-Navigating the Challenges With Spinal Anesthesia

J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2021 Feb;35(2):662-669. doi: 10.1053/j.jvca.2020.10.012. Epub 2020 Oct 13.
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Keywords: bone cement implantation syndrome; knee replacement; left ventricular assist device; pulmonary hypertension; right ventricle; spinal anesthesia; tourniquet.

MeSH terms

  • Anesthesia, Spinal*
  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Knee*
  • Heart Failure*
  • Heart-Assist Devices*
  • Humans
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Ventricular Dysfunction, Right*
  • Ventricular Function, Left
  • Ventricular Function, Right