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Left Ventricular Assisting Devices in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

… left ventricular assist devices , balloon pump , extracorporeal membranous oxygenation , Disclosure: The authors have no conflicts of …

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

… pump, centrifugal pumps (TandemHeart, venous arterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation), and micro-axial Impella pump. The hemodynamic … assist devices , balloon pump , Impella , extracorporeal membranous oxygenation , Disclosure: CS is a consultant for …

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Ventricular Assist Devices - Past, Present, and the Future

… DeBakey used an assist device that was implanted in an extracorporeal location between the left atrium and the axillary artery, marking the first use of an extracorporeal temporary device support system. The patient …

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Non-surgical Alternatives to Repair Congenital Heart Defects

… most common ventricular septal defects (VSDs) are of the membranous type-located just underneath the aortic valve. … There are currently no FDA-approved devices to close membranous VSDs. There is one membranous VSD occluder that is available elsewhere in the …

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Non-surgical Closure of Intracardiac and Extracardiac Defects

… the results with those of surgical closure. Perimembranous/Membranous VSD Perimembranous/membranous VSD accounts for 70% of all VSDs and is the most … acceptable results. However, they are not designed for the membranous septum, are cumbersome to use, and are associated …

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Ultrafiltration in the Management of Heart Failure

… has been limited by the need for high flow rates, large extracorporeal blood volumes, and large-bore central venous … generated by either the patient's blood pressure or an extracorporeal pump plus the suction occurring in the … was associated with increased cardiac index and oxygenation status, decreased pulmonary artery pressure and …

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Hiroaki Shimokawa

… factor. He is also the pioneer for the development of extracorporeal cardiac shock wave therapy for the treatment …

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Mechanical Circulatory Support in Heart Failure

… which could be used to support either ventricle or as an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) system to support the heart and lungs. … the flows of the two ventricles is not a problem. Extracorporeal pulsatile pumps can be used as univentricular …

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Non-surgical Closure of Intracardiac and Extracardiac Defects

… ventricular septal defects using the new Amplatzer membranous VSD occluder: initial clinical experience", …

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Percutaneous Catheter Techniques for Management of Congenital Heart Disease

… Anatomically, the VSDs are largely classified as membranous and muscular (see Figure 4 ). Muscular VSDs in … US and the data are under consideration by the FDA. 10 The membranous defect is located anterior to the tricuspid valve … by the transcatheter technique. A modified Amplatzer membranous VSD device is undergoing clinical trial in North …

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