• LVAD
  • Continuous flow LVAD decreases cerebral infarction frequency, though ICH frequency remains poor. (ahajournals.org)
  • Careful management of anticoagulation is also required for patients with continuous flow LVAD especially in acute phase of blodd stream infection. (ahajournals.org)
  • If the same happens with LVAD use as destination therapy, he suggested, "small continuous flow pumps will constitute a paradigm shift for the treatment of end-stage heart failure. (medpagetoday.com)
  • clinical
  • These results demonstrate that the new VAD technology with continuous rather than pulsatile flow "can be taught along with appropriate patient selection and disseminated to a broad range of clinical centers," commented study discussant Michael A. Acker, MD, of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. (medpagetoday.com)