Minimally invasive approach for percutaneous CentriMag right ventricular assist device support using a single PROTEKDuo Cannula
Tran, Phat L.
Jerman, Catherine F.
Kim, Samuel S.
Smith, Richard G.
Khalpey, Zain I.
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Coll Med, Dept Med Pharmacol
Univ Arizona, Coll Med, Dept Biomed Engn
Univ Arizona, Coll Med, Dept Surg
Univ Arizona, Coll Med
Minimally invasive surgery
Right ventricular assist device
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PublisherBioMed Central Ltd
CitationMinimally invasive approach for percutaneous CentriMag right ventricular assist device support using a single PROTEKDuo Cannula 2016, 11 (1) Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery
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AbstractBackground: Right ventricular failure is a serious complication after left ventricular assist device placement. Case Presentation: A 70-year-old male in decompensated heart failure with right ventricular failure after the placement of a left ventricular assist device. A single dual-lumen PROTEKDuo cannula was inserted percutaneously via the internal jugular vein to draw blood from the right atrium and return into the pulmonary artery using the CentriMag system, by passing the failing ventricle. The patient was successfully weaned from right ventricular assist device. Conclusions: In comparison to two-cannula conventional procedures, this right ventrivular assist device system improves patient rehabilitation and minimizes blood loss and risk of infection, while shortening procedure time and improving clinical outcomes in right ventricular failure.
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