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Heart Failure - Ischemic

December 26, 2018
A randomized controlled trial coauthored by the Editor-in-Chief of the host periodical on the risk management of multivessel diabetic coronopathy.
October 23, 2018
A post-market study (ELEVATE registry) of the fully magnetically levitated continuous flow HeartMate III left ventricular assist device (LVAD) found no pump thrombosis in 463 patients in Europe and Kazakhstan.
July 6, 2018
A detailed and somewhat disheartening analysis of stem cell therapy for cardiac failure.
March 27, 2018
A brief readable editorial on a retrospective analysis of the costs of coronary artery bypass grafting in Virginia, USA, which suggests the value of enhanced recovery in coronopathy.
March 16, 2018
Patient Care Some Syrian refugee children have received surgery for congenital heart defects in Jordan, however many refugees in need of complex medical care are unable to receive such care.
March 12, 2018
An interesting two-year report from the MOMENTUM 3 randomized controlled trial comparison of HeartMate 3 and II, the analysis performed by Abbott. Although stroke and reoperation were clearly lower with the latest technology, reflected in the lower LDH measurements, there was bafflingly no improvement in survival.  
March 1, 2018
A 16-year retrospective analysis of cardiac transplantation outcomes, recommending cold ischemic times of less than two hours for older donors.
February 28, 2018
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.
December 21, 2017
Interesting to read the mortality and renal morbidity of PCI after serious MI. The choice of dual primary outcome may have been an afterhought....
November 30, 2017
Michael Borger of the Leipzig Heart Center in Germany presents an overview of surgical repair for ischemic mitral regurgitation.

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