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By Javier Castro Heart Failure And Heart Transplantation
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/26186261/early-biventricular-assist-device-use-in-children-a-single-center-review-of-31-patients
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Jacob R Miller, Deirdre J Epstein, Matthew C Henn, Tracey Guthrie, Richard B Schuessler, Kathleen E Simpson, Charles E Canter, Pirooz Eghtesady, Umar S Boston
Biventricular assist device (BiVAD) support is considered a risk factor for worse outcomes compared with left ventricular assist device (LVAD) alone for children with end-stage heart failure. It remains unclear whether this is because of the morbidity associated with a second device or the underlying disease severity. We aimed to show that early BiVAD support can result in good survival by analyzing our prospectively collected database for all pediatric patients who underwent BiVAD implantation. From 2005 to 2009, BiVADs were used exclusively...
November 2015: ASAIO Journal: a Peer-reviewed Journal of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25888086/ex-vivo-perfusion-of-donor-hearts-for-human-heart-transplantation-proceed-ii-a-prospective-open-label-multicentre-randomised-non-inferiority-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Abbas Ardehali, Fardad Esmailian, Mario Deng, Edward Soltesz, Eileen Hsich, Yoshifumi Naka, Donna Mancini, Margarita Camacho, Mark Zucker, Pascal Leprince, Robert Padera, Jon Kobashigawa
BACKGROUND: The Organ Care System is the only clinical platform for ex-vivo perfusion of human donor hearts. The system preserves the donor heart in a warm beating state during transport from the donor hospital to the recipient hospital. We aimed to assess the clinical outcomes of the Organ Care System compared with standard cold storage of human donor hearts for transplantation. METHODS: We did this prospective, open-label, multicentre, randomised non-inferiority trial at ten heart-transplant centres in the USA and Europe...
June 27, 2015: Lancet
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