Circulatory support for myocardial infarction with ventricular arrhythmias

William L. Holman, G. Dean Roye, Robert C. Bourge, David C. McGiffin, Sriram S. Iyer, James K. Kirklin

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Profound circulatory failure developed in a 45-year-old man after an acute myocardial infarction. A left ventricular assist device was used successfully to bridge the patient to transplantation despite recurrent and medically refractory ventricular arrhythmias that lasted from the second through the 12th day of circulatory support.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1230-1231
Number of pages2
JournalThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1995
Externally publishedYes

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