CV Surgery

Cardiac Surgery


August 7, 2019

A modified implantation technique for temporary right ventricular assist device: Enabling ambulation and less invasive decannulation

Rinewalt, D., Shudo, Y., MacArthur, J. W., Woo, Y. J., Hiesinger, W.

This report describes our unique temporary right ventricular assist device (RVAD) implantation technique, which enables early mobilization even during biventricular support and subsequent less invasive RVAD removal without needing resternotomy upon recovery.

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