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Concomitant repair for mild aortic insufficiency and continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices.

Authors
  • Fukuhara, Shinichi1
  • Ikegami, Hirohisa1
  • Polanco, Antonio R1
  • Song, Jeremy J1
  • Han, Jiho1
  • Takeda, Koji1
  • Kurlansky, Paul A1
  • Takayama, Hiroo1
  • Naka, Yoshifumi1
  • 1 Division of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
52
Issue
6
Pages
1062–1068
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1093/ejcts/ezx150
PMID: 28535190
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

AI progression among CF-LVAD-supported patients with baseline mild AI is highly prevalent. Baseline aortic root diameter may help identify patients with 'borderline' AI lesion needing repair at device insertion.

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