Persistent blood stream infection in patients supported with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device is associated with an increased risk of cerebrovascular accidents Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Bacteremia
  • Equipment Contamination
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Persistent BSI is not uncommon in patients supported by CF-LVAD and is highly associated with all-cause CVA and increased all-cause mortality.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cardfail.2014.10.019

PubMed ID

  • 25463739

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 119

end page

  • 25

volume

  • 21

number

  • 2