The The VAD Journal is a multidisciplinary forum for all subspecialties in the field of mechanical assisted circulation and advanced heart failure. It is created with the purpose of enabling rapid dissemination of swift and unbiased reviews of new findings and ideas for all interested parties.
Content from previous issues published from 2014 to 2018 can be browsed by using the drop-down menu in the sidebar, and you can also navigate directly to previous volumes using the links below:
Predicting Bleeding and Thrombosis Complications in Patients with Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Kyle Zacholski, William Kuan, Justin McCann McCann, Aric Schadler, Aaron Cook, Sara Parli, and Adam Sieg
What is a VAD Social Worker? A National Perspective
Pamela Combs, William Cohen, Umar Siddiqi, and Valluvan Jeevanandam
Improved outcomes in the treatment of post-myocardial infarction ventricular septal defect with percutaneous TandemHeart left ventricular mechanical circulatory support
Pranav Loyalka, Angelo Nascimbene, Sriram S. Nathan, Rajko Radovancevic, Ajay S. Raman, Manish K. Patel, Keshava Rajagopal, Biswajit Kar, and Igor D. Gregoric
Heart Rate Variability: A possible machine learning biomarker for mechanical circulatory device complications and heart recovery
Theodore Lin, Zain Khalpey, and Shravan Aras
Modeling Hospital-Wide Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Pros and Cons
Shiksha Joshi, Sandipan Shringi, Manpreet Sira, and Maya Guglin
Occupational Therapy’s Role with Ventricular Assist Devices and the Promotion of Travel Protocols
Natasha Chandra and Linda Suplicki
A Case of HeartMate 3 Outflow Graft Twisting with Extraluminal Thrombosis: Is Computed Tomography Angiography Helpful?
Karim Saleb, Marianna Zagurovskaya, Michael Sekela, and Maya Guglin
Cutting the Cord: A Case of Late Presenting Driveline Infection
Brian Laughey, Lauren Eyadiel, and Barbara Pisani
Lactate Dehydrogenase Rising: Bleeding or Clotting?
Ashleigh Long, Amin Yehya, and David Baran