October 1, 2011

The use of the HeartWare HVAD for long-term right ventricular support after implantation of the HeartMate II device


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The field of mechanical circulatory support continues to explore new avenues for providing patients with appropriate combinations of short and long-term support.  This case report reviews the simultaneous use of a rotary flow device and centrifugal device in a currently rare combination to provide what was eventually determined to be long-term biventricular destination therapy.

Cardiac Transplantation

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