Volume 11 – Pediatric Ventricular Assist Devices

  Published: April 2017


Editors: Angela Lorts, MD; Martin, Schweiger, MD, FEBS; Jennifer Conway, MD, FRCP; James K. Kirklin, MD

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Developmental History of Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support
Chapter 2: Patient Selection for Ventricular Assist Devices
Chapter 3: Ventricular Assist Devices – Temporary Devices
Chapter 4: Ventricular Assist Devices – Durable Devices (Pulsatile Flow)
Chapter 5: Ventricular Assist Devices – Durable Devices (Continuous Flow)
Chapter 6: Surgical VAD Implantation in Pediatrics
Chapter 7: Support Strategies for Single Ventricle Patients
Chapter 8: Support Strategies for Adults with Congenital Heart Disease
Chapter 9: Post-operative ICU Care for the Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device Patient
Chapter 10: Adverse Events Associated with Ventricular Assist Devices in Children
Chapter 11: Anti-Coagulation Management
Chapter 12: Discharging a Pediatric VAD Patient Back into the Community
Chapter 13: Preparing for Cardiac Transplant
Chapter 14: Chronic VAD (Destination and Recovery) Therapy in Pediatrics
Chapter 15: End of Life Care in Pediatric VAD Patients