Implanted Jarvik 2000 FlowMaker left ventricular assist device: three-dimensional computed tomography reconstruction

Bonacchi, Massimo; Acquafresca, Manlio; Maiani, Massimo; Sani, Guido
April 2009
European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Apr2009, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p731
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • A detached pedestal during cardiac assist with Jarvik 2000. Vanhuyse, Fabrice; Bertram, Maxime; Folliguet, Thierry; Villemot, Jean-Pierre // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Oct2014, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p751 

    Images of the detachment of the pedestal from the temporal bone in a case of a 71-year old man with a left ventricular assist device, Jarvik 2000, are presented.

  • The Jarvik 2000 is associated with less infections than the HeartMate left ventricular assist device. Siegenthaler, M.P.; Martin, J.; Pernice, K.; Doenst, T.; Sorg, S.; Trummer, G.; Friesewinkel, O.; Beyersdorf, F. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;May2003, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p748 

    Objectives: Device-related infections remain a considerable problem of left-ventricular support. We compared the device-related-infections between the HeartMate left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and the Jarvik 2000 permanent LVAD, a device with a novel retroauricular power-supply. Methods:...

  • Case Report: Pulse wave analysis to assess systemic blood flow during mechanical biventricular support. Scolletta, Sabino; Gregoric, Igor D.; Muzzi, Luigi; Radovancevic, Branislav; Frazier, O. Howard // Perfusion;Jan2007, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p63 

    Measurement of systemic blood flow is of crucial importance in patients on mechanical circulatory support (MCS). We reported the case of a 65-year-old female patient in severe cardiogenic shock undergoing left (Jarvik 2000 axial flow pump) and right (Levitronix-Centrimag centrifugal pump)...

  • Implantation of the permanent Jarvik-2000 left-ventricular-assist-device: surgical technique. Siegenthaler, M.P.; Martin, J.; Frazier, O.H.; Beyersdorf, F. // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Mar2002, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p546 

    The Jarvik-2000 is an axial-flow left-ventricular-assist-device (LVAD) designed for permanent use. The power supply is provided by a cable plugged into a skull-pedestal mounted in the retro-auricular area. We describe the surgical technique and discuss potential and encountered problems.

  • Combined Aortic Surgery and Implantation of a Left Ventricular Assist Device. Pasic, Miralem; Hummel, Manfred; Hetzer, Roland // New England Journal of Medicine;2/28/2002, Vol. 346 Issue 9, p711 

    A letter to the editor is presented in relation to the successful use of an approach combining aortic surgery and the implantation of a left ventricular assist device.

  • Non-pulsatile circulation with axial-flow left ventricular assist device preserves neurocognitive function. Argiriadou, Helena; Megari, Kalliopi; Antonitsis, Polychronis; Kosmidis, Mary H.; Papakonstantinou, Christos; Anastasiadis, Kyriakos // Perfusion;Jul2010, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p225 

    Concerns about the potential impact of the non-pulsatile circulation pattern generated by the new generation axial-flow left ventricular assist devices on neurocognitive function led us to evaluate a patient in whom a Jarvik 2000 pump was implanted. We assessed the patient’s baseline...

  • FDG-PET/CT for driveline infection in a patient with implantable left ventricular assist device. Takeo Fujino; Taiki Higo; Yoshihisa Tanoue; Tomomi Ide // European Heart Journal - Cardiovascular Imaging;Jan2016, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p23 

    A case study of a 41-year-old man who had undergone implantable left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation is presented.

  • Robert Jarvik, MD. McCarty, Mark // Cardiovascular Devices & Drugs;Jan2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p2 

    An interview with Robert Jarvik, a physician specializing in cardiovascular medicine and developer of the Jarvik 2000 rotary heart pump, is presented. He discussed the interim analysis conducted for the Jarvik 2000 Flowmaker, along with the device's risks. Jarvik offered insights regarding the...

  • Tunneling a Pulmonary Artery Graft: A Simplified Way to Insert and Remove a Temporary Right Ventricular Assist Device. Saxena, Pankaj; Marasco, Silvana F. // Texas Heart Institute Journal;Dec2015, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p540 

    Right ventricular failure can occur early or late after left ventricular assist device implantation. Support with a right ventricular assist device is needed in patients whose right ventricular failure does not respond to conservative management. The use of a temporary right ventricular assist...

  • TAKING THINGS TO HEART. Drummond, Mike // Inventors' Digest;Jan2008, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p16 

    The article profiles Doctor Robert Jarvik, one of the pioneers in medical science, and his insights on medical innovations. Jarvik was named the National Inventor of the Year in 1983 by the Intellectual Property Owners Association for his invention, the Jarvik 7 artificial heart. He also...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics