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Selective Implantation of Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices as Primary Therapy for Refractory Cardiogenic Shock

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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Source Name: Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery


Amit Pawale, Yosef Schwartz, Shinobu Itagaki, Sean Pinney, David H. Adams, Anelechi C. Anyanwu

A retrospective Mount Sinai small series on selective emergent implantation of long-term ventricular assist devices  in cardiogenic shock. It challenges the traditional concept of short-term stabilisation with ECMO or short-term support, and is likely to generate criticism and discussions.

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