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Alive without a pulse: Evolution of durable left ventricular assist devices

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Announcing a new article publication for Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications journal.  Durable left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) offer a viable option for patients with advanced heart failure and have been demonstrated to be superior to optimal medical therapy in terms of both mortality and quality of life, in selected patients. However, durable LVADs can be associated with severe morbidity. Because the rates of cardiac transplantation are limited by supply, understanding of the evolution of durable LVAD support is necessary to drive innovations to optimize outcomes. The authors of this article review progress in durable LVAD support in contemporary practice and propose future directions requiring additional study.

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Eric Czinn, Anas Jawaid and Leway Chen. Alive Without a Pulse: Evolution of Durable Left Ventricular Assist Devices. CVIA. 2023. Vol. 8(1). DOI: 10.15212/CVIA.2023.0056

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