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Preoperative Predictive Score of Klotz et al for Predicting Mortality After Implantation of a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Cardiology

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Klotz et al developed a score for evaluating a patient prior to placement of a ventricular assist device (VAD). These can help to determine the patient's chances of surviving the procedure. The authors are from University Hospital Muenster and Columbia University in New York.

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