Biventricular continuous flow VADs demonstrate diurnal flow variation and lead to end-organ recovery

Edwin C. McGee, Umraan Ahmad, Daniel Tamez, Michael Brown, Neil Voskoboynikov, Sukit Chris Malaisrie, Richard Lee, Patrick M. McCarthy

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Abstract

HeartWare continuous flow ventricular assist devices (HVAD) configured as biventricular assist devices maintain diurnal flow variation, lead to end-organ recovery, and provide for a successful bridge-to-heart transplantation in the first successful North American use of continuous flow biventricular assist devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e1-e3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume92
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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    McGee, E. C., Ahmad, U., Tamez, D., Brown, M., Voskoboynikov, N., Malaisrie, S. C., Lee, R., & McCarthy, P. M. (2011). Biventricular continuous flow VADs demonstrate diurnal flow variation and lead to end-organ recovery. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 92(1), e1-e3. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2011.02.081