Endovascular Stenting of a LVAD Outflow Graft Thrombosis

Laila Hubbert, Claes Forssell, Jacek Baranowski, Bo Lindgren, Jonas Holm, Henrik Ahn
ASAIO Journal: a Peer-reviewed Journal of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs 2017, 63 (1): e3-e5
We report the endovascular stenting of an outflow tract thrombosis in a left ventricular assist device in a patient with relative contraindications to sternotomy and pump exchange. This report highlights the importance of simultaneous prevention of stroke using filter devices in the common carotid arteries.

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