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Succes and failure of the Hemopump: a critical analysis

  • U. Mees
  • P. Sergeant
  • W. Daenen
  • W. Flameng
Conference paper

Abstract

As with all new circulatory assist devices, we have to search for the optimal indications, the limitations of the system, and the possible complications. Therefore we have to deal with a certain learning process in order to finally obtain stable results.

Keywords

Cardiopulmonary Bypass Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Stroke Work Index Cardiogenic Shock Patient Total Cardiac Output 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • U. Mees
    • 1
  • P. Sergeant
    • 1
  • W. Daenen
    • 1
  • W. Flameng
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cardiac SurgeryUniversity Clinic GasthuisbergLeuvenBelgium

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