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Volume 1 (2015)

Editorial

Original Research

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Use of Social Media as a Virtual Community and Support Group by Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Patients
Bryan Boling, Amanda Hart, Chizimuzo T.C. Okoli, Tamra Halcomb, and Peggy El-Mallakh

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Massive Pulmonary Embolism with Hemodynamic Compromise Successfully Treated with Veno-Arterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
B. Akkanti, S. Nathan, E. N. Centeno, K. Akasapu, P. Doshi, R. Hussain, F. Raissi, A. Nascimbene, R. Srinivasan, I. Rajapreyar, M. Patel, J. Patel, M. Akay, P. Loyalka, B. Kar, and I. Gregoric

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Low-dose Vitamin K can Improve Warfarin Control in Patients on LVAD Support
Daizo Tanaka, Venessa L. Kotch, Cheryl Abbas, Gordon Reeves, and John WC Entwistle III

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Damaging Cardiac and Cancer Genetic Variants in the LVAD Population
Brian D. Lowes MD, PhD; Eric T. Rome; Kajari Dhar; Jeff Kittrell; James D. Eudy; John Y. Um; Alexandra Moulton; J. Zao; Ronald Redder; Michael J. Moulton; Daniel R. Anderson; and Eugenia Raichlin

Reviews

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Inotropes Are Linked to Increased Mortality in Heart Failure
M. Chadi Alraies, Bill Tran, and Sirtaz Adatya

Case Reports

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Chronic Hemodialysis in a Patient with Left Ventricular Assist Device.
Amr Idris, Georges Lolay, Ana L. Castellanos, Navin Rajagopalan, and Maya Guglin

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Chronic LDH Elevation after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Hesham R. Omar, Navin Rajagopalan, and Maya Guglin

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Systemic candidiasis and cytomegalovirus infection in the setting of artificial cardiac device deployment.
Manoj Thangam, Bindu Akkanti, Maan Malahafio, Sriram Nathan, Indranee Rajapreyar, Pranav Loyalka, Biswajit Kar, and Igor Gregoric

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Early Manifestations of Atrial Tamponade in a Patient Implanted with SynCardia Total Artificial Heart.
Manoj Thangam, Bindu Akkanti, Sriram Nathan, Daniel Ocazionez-Trujillo, Indranee Rajapreyar, Manish K. Patel, Jayesh Patel, Pranav Loyolka, Biswajit Kar, and Igor Gregoric

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The Bubbling Aorta
Hesham R. Omar and Maya Guglin

Commentaries

Industry Updates