Volume 1 (2015)
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
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
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
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
Left Ventricular Assist Device as Destination Therapy
Maya Guglin and Leslie W. Miller
What Did We Learn About VADs in 2014?
Inotropes Are Linked to Increased Mortality in Heart Failure
M. Chadi Alraies, Bill Tran, and Sirtaz Adatya
Renal Replacement Therapy in Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Device: What do the Cardiologists Need to Know?
Hesham R. Omar
Old School Still Has Merit: ECG as a Marker of Cardiac Recovery at Weaning from Mechanical Circulatory Support
Livia Adams Goldraich, Vivek Rao, Fillio Billia, and Heather Joan Ross
Successful Left Ventricular Assist Device Support in Patient with Bjork-Shiley Mitral Valve Replacement
Navin Rajagopalan and David C. Booth
ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction in Patient with Left Ventricular Assist Device
Navin Rajagopalan and Ryan E. Wilson
VeraFlo Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Household Bleach for Refractory Driveline Infection in a Patient with Left Ventricular Assist Device.
Amr Idris, Amanda Hart, Sarah Branam, and Maya Guglin
Chronic Hemodialysis in a Patient with Left Ventricular Assist Device.
Amr Idris, Georges Lolay, Ana L. Castellanos, Navin Rajagopalan, and Maya Guglin
Chronic LDH Elevation after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Hesham R. Omar, Navin Rajagopalan, and Maya Guglin
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
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
The Bubbling Aorta
Hesham R. Omar and Maya Guglin
Old Dog, New Tricks - Usefulness of the ECG in Monitoring Acute Rejection Post Cardiac Transplantation
Paul Anaya and Samy-Claude Elayi
Commentary on "Systemic candidiasis and cytomegalovirus infection in the setting of artificial cardiac device deployment"
Moises A. Huaman
HeartMate II Post-marketing Clinical Studies to Further Establish and Expand LVAD Therapy
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