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Risk Score for Patient with Jarvik-7 Artificial Heart Awaiting Cardiac Transplantation

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient who is receiving a Jarvik-7 artificial heart while awaiting a cardiac transplant using the score of Kawaguchi et al.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Cardiology

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

Z94.1

Description:

Kawaguchi et al developed a score for evaluating a patient receiving a Jarvik-7 artificial heart while awaiting cardiac transplantation. This can help identify patients who have a poor chance of survival. The authors are from Hopital de le Pitie in Paris and Matsue National College of Technology in Matsue, Japan.

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