The Role of Cardiac Restraint Devices in the Treatment of Patients with Dilated Cardiomyopathy

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHeart Failure
Subtitle of host publicationDevice Management
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781444314427
ISBN (Print)9781405152587
StatePublished - Nov 12 2009


  • Cardiac restraint devices in treatment of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac support devices
  • CorCapTM cardiac support device
  • HeartNet Ventricular Support System - evaluated in PEERLESS-HF trial
  • LV remodeling role in heart failure pathogenesis
  • Left ventricular remodeling - mechanism for disease progression in heart failure
  • New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III or IV heart failure of nonischemic etiology
  • ParacorR HeartNet device and ParacorR Cardiac HeartNet ventricular support system
  • Progressive left ventricular (LV) remodeling and future deterioration in LV performance

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