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Circulatory support for long-term treatment of heart failure: experience with an intraventricular continuous flow pump.

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BACKGROUND: A lifetime mechanical solution for advanced heart failure must be reliable, with a low risk of life-threatening complications. After extensive laboratory testing, we began clinical trials with an axial flow pump for long-term treatment of New York Heart Association class IV, transplant-ineligible patients. METHODS AND RESULTS: The Jarvik 2000 is a continuous flow device that is implanted in the apex of the left ventricle with offloading to the descending thoracic aorta. Skull-bas...

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Journal:
Circulation
Volume:
105
Issue:
22
Pages:
2588-2591
Publication date:
2002-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4539
ISSN:
0009-7322
URN:
uuid:68fc829f-d424-4c1c-981b-6c91269c1d01
Source identifiers:
236682
Local pid:
pubs:236682

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