Laparoscopic procedures in patients with cardiac ventricular assist devices


Objective: Cardiac ventricular assist device (VAD) placement is a common destination therapy for heart failure; however, no guidelines or significant series guide the use of laparoscopic procedures in this population. We... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Victoria Wang (University of Chicago)
  2. Yalini Vigneswaran (University of Chicago)
  3. Vivek Prachand (University of Chicago)
  4. Stephen Wyers (University of Chicago)
  5. Colleen Juricek (University of Chicago)
  6. Nir Uriel (University of Chicago)
  7. Mustafa Hussain (University of Chicago)

Topic Areas

General Surgery , Other


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