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The International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation/Heart Failure Society of America Guideline on Acute Mechanical Circulatory Support

Sunday, February 12, 2023

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Source Name: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation


Alexander M. Bernhardt, Hannah Copeland, Anita Deswal, Jason Gluck, and Michael M. Givertz

This guideline on acute mechanical circulatory support covers medical and surgical treatment of cardiogenic and pulmonary shock, management of patients supported with temporary mechanical circulatory support devices, complications, special populations, as well as palliative care, social and ethical dilemmas. Because of the association between cardiogenic and pulmonary shock and morbidity, this guideline was critically needed.

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