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Left Ventricular Assist Device Exchange: Replacement of a HeartMate XVE with a HeartMate II Device

By Mehmet H. Akay, MD, Igor D. Gregoric, MD, William E. Cohn, MD, and O. H. Frazier, MD

This article describes how a HeartMate XVE left ventricular assist device may be exchanged for a HeartMate II axial-flow pump with low morbidity and mortality and without a full sternotomy.

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Electrical Isolation of the Pulmonary Veins With Bipolar Radio Frequency Ablation on the Beating Heart by S. Thomas Rayburn III, MD
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Modified Endoventricular Circular Plasty (Dor procedure) by Patrick M. McCarthy, MD and Christiano Caldeira, MD
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Mitral Valve Repair by Robert Riley, MD and Neal D. Kon, MD
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Freestyle(R) Aortic Root Bioprosthesis: Modified Subcoronary Insertion Technique by G. Michael Deeb, MD
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Heart Transplant Donor Retrieval Protocol by Edward B. Savage, MD
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