Posts Tagged ‘bridge to transplantation’

August 17, 2012

Should Patients 60 Years and Older Undergo Bridge to Transplantation With Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices?


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The use of continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) as a bridge to transplantation (BTT) has become a common practice. In this single-centre retrospective analysis, the authors looked into outcomes of continuous-flow LVADs as BTT as compared to direct transplantation and inotrope as BTT in patients over the age of 60 years. Their findings suggest […]

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