Trends in long-term mechanical circulatory support for advanced heart failure in the UK

Akan Emin, Chris A Rogers, Jayan Parameshwar, Guy Macgowan, Rhiannon Taylor, Nizar Yonan, Andre Simon, Steven Tsui, Stephan Schueler, Nicholas R Banner, on behalf of the Steering Group of the UK Cardiothoracic Transplant Audit and the UK VAD Forum

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Abstract

Heart transplantation (HTx) is limited by the scarcity of suitable donor hearts. Consequently, more patients with advanced heart failure require a ventricular assist device (VAD). We report UK activity, trends, and outcome for long-term VAD support as a bridging therapy to HTx.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Heart Failure
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Jul 2013

Structured keywords

  • Centre for Surgical Research

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