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Criteria of Pennington et al for Uni- or Bi-Ventricular Support with a Ventricular Assist Device

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Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Cardiology

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Description:

Pennington et al listed criteria for when to use a ventricular assist device (VAD) in a patient with cardiogenic shock after cardiac surgery or prior to heart transplant. The authors are from the St. Louis Medical Center.

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