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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Long-term outcomes and costs of ventricular assist...[JAMA. 2008] - PubMed Result

Long-term outcomes and costs of ventricular assist...[JAMA. 2008] - PubMed Result


CONCLUSIONS: Among Medicare beneficiaries receiving a ventricular assist device, early mortality, morbidity, and costs remain high. Improving patient selection and reducing perioperative mortality are critical for improving overall outcomes.