Pump outflow graft puncture in a patient with a heartmate II ventricular assist device

Basar Sareyyupoglu, Patrick Lammert, Enrique Gongora, Juan C. Zubieta, Kenton J. Zehr

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Abstract

A 73-year-old patient supported by a HeartMate II ventricular assist device (VAD) (Thoratec Corp, Pleasanton, CA) experienced erosion of the outflow graft caused by the disconnection of the bend relief. He underwent successful surgical repair.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e97-e98
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Volume95
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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