The Use of the Impella RD as a Bridge to Recovery for Right Ventricular Dysfunction after Cardiac Transplantation

Published on Sep 1, 2010in Innovations: Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery
· DOI :10.1097/IMI.0B013E3181F5D1AB
Matthew T. Bennett18
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Sean A. Virani17
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+ 3 AuthorsAnson Cheung63
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(UBC: University of British Columbia)
Right ventricular failure after orthotopic heart transplantation is associated with significant mortality and morbidity. We report the use of a paracardiac microaxial pump, the Impella RD, as a bri...
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