Based on favorable results with the use of the Pierce-Donachy paracorporeal pneumatic ventricular assist device (VAD) for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock, the authors have initiated a program using the VAD to support patients as a bridge to cardiac transplantation. This report details results using the Pierce-Donachy VAD as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Jul 1 1987|
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