IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Risks and Benefits of Using a Commercially Available Ventricular Assist Device for Failing Fontan Cavopulmonary Support: A Modeling Investigation

Author(s): Masoud Farahmand ; Minoo N. Kavarana ; Ethan Kung
Sponsor(s): IEEE Engineering In Medicine and Biology Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Volume: PP
Page(s): 1
ISSN (Electronic): 1558-2531
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9294
DOI: 10.1109/TBME.2019.2911470
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Fontan patients often develop circulatory failure and are in desperate need of a therapeutic solution. A blood pump surgically placed in the cavopulmonary pathway can substitute the function of... View More

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