Adult cardiac transplantation: A review of perioperative management (Part - II)

Harish Ramakrishna, Dawn E. Jaroszewski, Francisco A. Arabia

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Heart transplant is the definitive therapy for end-stage heart failure. This two part review article focussed first on the perioperative management of patients for heart transplantation. This part II will be a comprehensive review of the current status of mechanical assist device therapy for surgical management of the patient with refractory end-stage heart failure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-165
Number of pages11
JournalAnnals of cardiac anaesthesia
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 2 2009


  • Anesthetic management
  • Artificial heart
  • Heart failure
  • Heart transplantation
  • Left ventricular assist device
  • Right ventricular assist device

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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