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January 17, 2024
This review explores the application of invasive hemodynamic assessments in the personalization of care for patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).
November 16, 2023
Patients younger than nineteen years old were included in a study developed to gain a better understanding of pediatric patients supported with ventricular assist devices (VADs). The authors found that illness at VAD implantation, diagnosis, and strategy of support affect survival and differ by device type.
June 1, 2023
The first official guidelines for implantable mechanical circulatory support (MCS) were published in 2013 by the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT).
April 21, 2023
Mitral regurgitation (MR) is often seen in patients having a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implanted. A comparison was done between LVAD patients from the EUROMACS registry with either none-to-mild or moderate-to-severe MR prior to implantation.
February 12, 2023
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.
September 30, 2022
This editorial describes the evolving pathway of diagnosing a disease that is predicted to augment the indication for orthotopic cardiac transplantation. Cardiac involvement of sarcoidosis accounts for the majority of deaths in sarcoidosis patients, so it is important to better understand its symptoms.
April 16, 2021
A most comprehensive practice guideline, relevant not only to surgeons involved in VA ECMO, but also all cardiac and thoracic colleagues and perioperative clinicians.
April 2, 2020
Quite refreshing well-written  experimental paper leaving promises of artificial organoids. 
January 30, 2020
The American Association for Thoracic Surgery and International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation provide a consensus guidelines document on ten important aspects in mechanical circulatory support.  These include:
December 4, 2019
Succinct commentary on the challenge of vascular access in ECMO circuits on the occasion of a manuscript on a novel design of a multi-access adaptor.