RVAD


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RVAD

right ventricular assist device; see ventricular assist device, under device.
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Effect of RVAD for right heart failure involved with right ventricular infarction--especially studies of myocardial regional blood flow and epicardial mapping electrocardiography].
34 30 12 8 Patient Outcome Thrombotic sequelae 1 Died no 2 Died no 3 Survived no 4 Died n/A 5a Survived LV cannulation site 5b Survived DVT day 7 6 Survived no 7a Survived DVT day 3 RVAD day 4 7b Survived no 8 Survived DVT day 18 9 Survived no 10 Survived no (1) Dose of rVIIa in [micro]g/kg; (2) pre-operatively on warfarin; (3) Data not available.
Piedmont Medical Center in Atlanta utilized the TandemHeart as an RVAD when a patient went into RV failure while on an Impella 2.