Ventricular assist devices

Record ID 32006000145
Authors' objectives:

Ventricular assist devices (VADs) are used to sustain patients awaiting heart transplantation, to facilitate cardiac recovery in patients suffering from reversible cardiac dysfunction, and to provide permanent circulatory support in patients with endstage heart failure (HF) who are not candidates for transplantation.

Authors' methods: Review
Project Status: Completed
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Year Published: 2005
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: United States
MeSH Terms
  • Heart-Assist Devices
Organisation Name: HAYES, Inc.
Contact Address: 157 S. Broad Street, Suite 200, Lansdale, PA 19446, USA. Tel: 215 855 0615; Fax: 215 855 5218
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Copyright: HAYES, Inc.
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