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

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