TITLE

Left ventricular assist devices reduced the risk for death and increased 1-year survival in chronic end-stage heart failure

AUTHOR(S)
Alpert, Joseph S.
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2002, Vol. 136 Issue 3, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on a study which investigated the long-term use of a left ventricular assist device for end-stage heart failure. Outcome measure; Comparison between the Thoratec left ventricular assist devices (LVAD) with aggressive medical therapy in patients with chronic end-stage heart failure; Benefits from LVAD therapy.
ACCESSION #
8856089

 

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