Hybrid Exclusion of HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device after Bridge to Recovery

Magdy M. El-Sayed Ahmed, Melissa B. Jones, Joshua P. Kanter, Steven Boyce, Richard A. Jonas, Janet Scheel, Pranava Sinha

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Abstract

We present a hybrid technique of left ventricular assist device exclusion after bridge to recovery in a pediatric patient, using percutaneous occlusion of the outflow graft and surgical excision of driveline. This technique has the advantage of avoiding chest reentry and cardiopulmonary bypass.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e193-e194
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume101
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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