Planned right ventricular support for combined heart-liver transplantation

Yaron D. Barac*, Sharon L. McCartney, Debra Sudan, Jacob N. Schroder

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Right ventricular dysfunction post heart transplantation (HTx) is a common problem and its likelihood to occur after combined heart-liver transplantation is even higher. The placement of an extracorporeal planned right ventricular assist device following the HTx during liver transplantation may assist in preventing this complication.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)969-970
Number of pages2
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Dec 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Heart-liver combined transplantation
  • Right ventricular assist device


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