Right ventricular assist devices and the surgical treatment of right ventricular failure

Robert Higgins, J. A. Elefteriades

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A number of pharmacologic agents and mechanical circulating devices have developed to assist the failing right ventricle. The authors review these strategies and their indications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-192
Number of pages8
JournalCardiology Clinics
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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