Anesthesia for Ventricular Assist Device Placement in Pediatric Patients: Experience From a Single Center


Kocabas S. , AŞKAR F., YAĞDI T. , ENGİN Ç. , ÖZBARAN M.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, cilt.45, ss.1009-1012, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background. The use of a ventricular assist device (VAD) as a bridge to heart transplantation in the pediatric population has evolved over the past decades This article presents our institution's clinical experience in the anesthetic management of pediatric patients with end-stage heart failure who underwent implantation of a VAD between June 2009 and August 2012.