Clinical Experience with the Thoratec Ventricular Assist Device

  • J. H. Lawson
  • G. Cederwall
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Clinical experience with the Thoratec ventricular assist device has been widespread, with cases in 38 hospitals in nine countries in Europe, Asia, and North America. A summary of that clinical experience in the last 7 years, March 1981 through February 1988, is presented below.


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  • J. H. Lawson
  • G. Cederwall

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