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IVC Stent to Improve Ventricular Assist Device Filling Following Pediatric Cardiac Transplant

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Alan McCheyne, Dr David Crossland


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© The Author(s) 2020.Poor ventricular assist device filling is often seen in patients supported with the Berlin Heart Excor. Caval stenosis is an uncommon complication following the bicaval approach to orthotopic heart transplantation. We report the case of a five-year-old female patient post heart transplantation whose poor right ventricular assist device filling immediately resolved following management of caval stenosis.

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Author(s): Adesokan AI, McCheyne A, Crossland DS

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: World Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery

Year: 2020

Volume: 11

Issue: 4

Pages: 512-514

Print publication date: 01/07/2020

Online publication date: 07/07/2020

Acceptance date: 27/01/2020

ISSN (print): 2150-1351

ISSN (electronic): 2150-136X

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc.


DOI: 10.1177/2150135120908184

PubMed id: 32645764


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