Simplified technique for implantation of a left ventricular assist system after previous cardiac operations

Miralem Pasic, Peter Bergs, Ewald Hennig, Matthias Loebe, Yuguo Weng, Roland Hetzer

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Abstract

Implantation of a left ventricular assist system through a left thoracotomy in patients with multiple previous heart operations avoids reopening the sternum and the possible consequent serious complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)562-564
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume67
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1999
Externally publishedYes

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery

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Simplified technique for implantation of a left ventricular assist system after previous cardiac operations. / Pasic, Miralem; Bergs, Peter; Hennig, Ewald; Loebe, Matthias; Weng, Yuguo; Hetzer, Roland.

In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery, Vol. 67, No. 2, 02.1999, p. 562-564.

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Pasic, Miralem ; Bergs, Peter ; Hennig, Ewald ; Loebe, Matthias ; Weng, Yuguo ; Hetzer, Roland. / Simplified technique for implantation of a left ventricular assist system after previous cardiac operations. In: Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 1999 ; Vol. 67, No. 2. pp. 562-564.
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