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Score of Dravos et al for Right Ventricular Failure (RVF) in a Patient with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Implanted

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Cardiology

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Drakos et al developed a score to identify a patient who may be at risk for right ventricular failure following implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Intermountain Medical Center, University of Utah, University of Athens, Stanford University and Ochsner Clinic.

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