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Conditions for Removal of Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) Placed in Patient with Acute Heart Failure

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a ventricular assist device (VAD) placed for heart failure for weaning conditions based on the criteria of Shah and Milano.

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Cardiology

Objective:

selection

ICD-10:

I50.9

Description:

Shah and Milano listed conditions for weaning a ventricular assist device (VAD) placed in a patient for acute heart failure. The authors are from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.

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