This article describes how a HeartMate XVE left ventricular assist device may be exchanged for a HeartMate II axial-flow pump with low morbidity and mortality and without a full sternotomy.
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Mechanical Circulatory Assistance
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Demonstrated is an anterior approach for Jarvik 2000 LVAD implantation with retro-auricular power supply.
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This video reviews the surgical technique for the implantation of a HeartMate II left ventricular assist device.
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By Christopher W. Baird, MD, Francis Fynn-Thompson, MD, Meena Nathan, MD, and Frank Pigula, MD