Ventricular assist devices as rescue therapy in cardiogenic shock after subarachnoid hemorrhage

Al-Adhami, A., MacFie, A., Mathieson, C., Quasim, I., Smith, R., Craig, S., Gardner, R., Payne, J., Petrie, M. and Haj-Yahia, S. (2014) Ventricular assist devices as rescue therapy in cardiogenic shock after subarachnoid hemorrhage. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 97(4), pp. 1440-1443. (doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.06.102) (PMID:24694427)

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Abstract

We review the journey to myocardial and neurologic recovery of a 42-year-old mother with severe acute cardiogenic shock and multiorgan failure after extensive subarachnoid hemorrhage, who was salvaged successfully using a CentriMag short-term biventricular assist device.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Petrie, Professor Mark and Gardner, Professor Roy and MacFie, Dr Alistair and Haj-Yahia, Professor Saleem
Authors: Al-Adhami, A., MacFie, A., Mathieson, C., Quasim, I., Smith, R., Craig, S., Gardner, R., Payne, J., Petrie, M., and Haj-Yahia, S.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing
Journal Name:Annals of Thoracic Surgery
Publisher:Elsevier Inc.
ISSN:0003-4975

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