The implications for cardiac recovery of left ventricular assist device support on myocardial collagen content Academic Article Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Elective Surgical Procedures
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Patient Selection

abstract

  • In summary, these data demonstrate that chronic mechanical circulatory support significantly reduces fibrosis in the failing myocardium.

publication date

  • December 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0002-9610(00)00553-5

PubMed ID

  • 11182406

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 498

end page

  • 501; discussion 501-2

volume

  • 180

number

  • 6