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Left Ventricular Assisting Devices in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

… devices , percutaneous left ventricular assist devices , balloon pump , extracorporeal membranous oxygenation , Disclosure: … numbers of high-risk coronary procedures, rapid door-to-balloon times for critical ST-elevation myocardial infarction …

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The Role of Hemodynamic Support in High-risk Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

… coronary intervention. These include the intra-aortic balloon pump, centrifugal pumps (TandemHeart, venous arterial … devices , percutaneous left ventricular assist devices , balloon pump , Impella , extracorporeal membranous …

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Mechanical Circulatory Support in Heart Failure

… efficiency-would reduce cost. As of mid-2010 however, pump cost has not decreased despite an increase in the number … of indications and contraindications will evolve. Types of Pump Mechanisms of pumping are referred to as 'volume displacement' or 'rotary'. A volume displacement pump, like the heart, is pulsatile. It has inflow and outflow …

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Treating Cardiogenic Shock using a Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device — A Case Series

… pharmacological therapy and use of the intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP). Patients with CGS due to ventricular septal … anesthesia and use of a full cardiopulmonary bypass pump team. The Texas Heart Institute (THI) has used the …

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Treating Cardiogenic Shock Using a Percutaneous Ventricular Assist Device — A Case Series

… pharmacological therapy and use of the intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP). Patients with CGS due to ventricular septal … anesthesia and use of a full cardiopulmonary bypass pump team. The Texas Heart Institute (THI) uses the …

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Ventricular Assist Devices - Past, Present, and the Future

… support system. The patient survived for 10 days on the pump and was eventually discharged. The excitement … treatments such as nitric oxide and intra-aortic balloon pump counter pulsation. The criteria for considering …

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Percutaneous Left Ventricular Assist Support, A Single-center Experience

… range of 50% to 90%. Even in the era of the intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), survival rates of over 50% are uncommon. In the … Scheidt S,Wilner G, Mueller H et al., Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation in cardiogenic shock. Report of a …

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Long-term Circulatory Support — The Left Ventricular Assist System for Advanced Heart Failure

… implantable LVAD comprises three primary components: a pump, which receives blood through an inflow cannula and … an outflow cannula; a drive console, which powers the pump and features system controls to adjust its operation; … than four years of continuous circulatory support without pump replacement. To date, more than 1,500 patients have been …

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Ultrafiltration in the Management of Heart Failure

… either the patient's blood pressure or an extracorporeal pump plus the suction occurring in the ultrafiltrate … HF patients. 17 As CVVH requires an extracorporeal blood pump, air embolism and blood loss can occur. In SCUF, air … 40ml/minute is achievable. Without an extracorporeal blood pump, vascular access must guarantee an adequate …

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