Left ventricular assist device implantation disrupts the natural intracavitary blood flow path through the heart, introducing flow patterns potentially associated with thrombosis, especially around the inflow cannula. We describe a novel technique for completely excluding the left ventricle with an assist device by using a cone shaped ring-reinforced prosthesis.
|Journal||Multimedia manual of cardiothoracic surgery : MMCTS|
|Publication status||Published - 09.12.2016|
Research Areas and Centers
- Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)