Long-term follow-up of patients treated with an implantable left ventricular assist device as an extended bridge to heart transplantation
2002 (English)In: The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, ISSN 1053-2498, Vol. 21, no 5, 604-607 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Four patients were given the TCI implantable left ventricular assist device as a bridge to heart transplantation. The median treatment time was 541 days (range 462 to 873 days), with a total of 2,417 treatment days. The patients were followed with exercise tests and echocardiography 3 to 18 months after implantation. An invasive method was used for quantification of inflow valve incompetence.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. Vol. 21, no 5, 604-607 p.
National CategoryMedical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-13611DOI: 10.1016/S1053-2498(01)00372-2OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-13611DiVA: diva2:21054