Valvular Procedures During Ventricular Assist Device Implantation


ÖZTÜRK P. , ENGİN Ç. , AYIK F. , YAĞDI T. , NALBANTGİL S. , BAYSAL B., ...Daha Fazla

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, cilt.44, ss.1732-1734, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

Özet

Background. Increased experience and success with ventricular asist devices (VAD) has permitted more aggressive use in patients formerly believed to be inappropriate for mechanical circulatory support (MCS). There is no clearly proven policy to manage end-stage heart failure patients with valvular pathologies. The aim of this report was to analysis our experience with combined approach of VAD implantation and valvular procedures among patients with valvular heart disease and end-stage heart failure.