Affordable Access

deepdyve-link deepdyve-link
Publisher Website

Ventricular assist devices for mechanical circulatory support in children.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
World journal for pediatric & congenital heart surgery
Publication Date
Volume
3
Issue
1
Pages
104–109
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/2150135111425393
PMID: 23804692
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Ventricular assist devices (VADs) are increasingly used in children to provide mechanical circulatory support as a bridge to cardiac transplantation. In this article, we review information on the current status, outcomes, and future directions for the use of VADs in children.

Statistics

Seen <100 times