Surgical Technique for Replacement of Centrifugal Left Ventricular Assist Device Through a Left Thoracotomy.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
A centrifugal left ventricular assist device can be replaced through a left anterior minithoracotomy with retention of the old outflow graft and apical sewing ring. Technical considerations encountered during five successful replacements are described.
- Milano, CA
- February 2016
Volume / Issue
- 101 / 2
Start / End Page
- e55 - e56
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