Ventral hernias following left ventricular assist device (LVAD) placement are rare. With the improvement in technology, and miniaturization of devices associated with intrapericardial placement, these complications have largely been abolished. The mere presence of a large ventral hernia should not exclude recipients from being candidates for orthotopic heart transplantation.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery|
|State||Published - Nov 2022|
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© 2022, Indian Association of Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgeons.
- Heart failure
- Heart transplant
- Left ventricular assist device
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine