A New Pathophysiology in Heart Failure Patients

Artif Organs

9 July Jul 2020 26 days ago
  • Agostoni P

In the treatment of patients with severe heart failure, left ventricle assist device (LVAD) plays an important role, especially as a destination therapy. Nevertheless, even in successful cases, patients' progressive weaning is rarely taken into consideration. The recovery of more physiological circulation conditions is not a main goal. This hypothesis is discussed in this paper.

Reference

Sciomer S, Rellini C, Agostoni PG, Moscucci F. A New Pathophysiology in Heart Failure Patients. Artif Organs 2020 Jul 8. doi: 10.1111/aor.13770.

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