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Heart failure

January 7, 2020
The authors present a patient with cardiomyopathy peripartum that led to low output syndrome, where it was supported with ECMO-LVAD system, having partially recovered the heart.
December 16, 2019
This video demonstrates how Dr David Morales implants a HeartMate 3™ and the various strategies used to manage the technical challenges of implanting the device in a 10-year-old, 26.7 kg, patient.
December 13, 2019
The authors analyzed the outcomes of the continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices. The study includes 105 patients supported with HM2 (N=54), HM3 (N=25), and HW (N-26). Eighteen-month data suggested that HM3 had a better prognostic and adverse-event profile over other devices.
December 10, 2019
In this video, the authors demonstrate a minimal access endoscopic solution for a complicated postmyocardial infarction ventricular septal defect.
December 9, 2019
Given the escalating importance of atrial fibrillation for surgeons, this genomics article may be of considerable interest in future.
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.
December 4, 2019
Well-presented Canadian prospective study juxtaposing a combination of Wells scoring and dimers to the imaging gold standard. It was particularly fascinating to read the referenced assertion that:
November 14, 2019
Interesting succinct note on a major issue, noting a possible association between cardiopulmonary bypass and this common complication.
November 11, 2019
In this video, the authors present the surgical management of a neonate with dilated cardiomyopathy.

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