Successful ventricular assist device placement in transposition of the great arteries with pulmonary hypertension

Academic Article


  • The use of ventricular assist devices in patients with complex congenital heart disease has not been well described. We present a case of successful ventricular assist device support in a 38-year-old man with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries and severe secondary pulmonary hypertension. © 2013 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
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    Pubmed Id

  • 16168709
  • Author List

  • Rajagopalan N; Booth DC; Diaz-Guzman E; Hoopes CW
  • Volume

  • 95
  • Issue

  • 2