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The VAD Journal is a multidisciplinary forum for all subspecialties in the field of mechanical assisted circulation and advanced heart failure. It is created with the purpose of enabling rapid dissemination of swift and unbiased reviews of new findings and ideas for all interested parties.

Articles published in 2014/15 are listed below. Scroll down to the end of the page to see the articles published in 2016.


Editorial
Original Research
Reviews
Case Reports
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Commentaries
Industry Updates

Current Volume: Volume 2 (2016)

Editorial

Original Research

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Development and Pilot-Testing of a Patient Decision Aid for Left Ventricular Assist Device Placement
Kristin Kostick, Estevan D. Delgado, Lidija A. Wilhelms, Courtenay R. Bruce, Jerry D. Estep, Matthias Loebe, Charles Minard, and Jennifer S. Blumenthal-Barby

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Decrease in Driveline Infections with Change in Driveline Management Protocol
Saima Aslam, Jennifer Dan, Amanda Topik, Michael Belyk, Francesca Torriani, Randy Taplitz, Jorge Silva-Enciso, Denise Barnard, Barry Greenberg, Jack Copeland, Victor Pretorius, and Eric Adler

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Pulmonary Congestion (White Lungs) on VA ECMO
Maya Guglin, Andrew Burchett, Thomas Tribble, and Richard Charnigo

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Bleeding and Thromboembolic Events in Patients With HeartMate II Mechanical Circulatory Support
Salman Allana, Carrie Chapman, Nancy Sweitzer, Maryl Johnson, Takushi Kohmoto, Margaret Murray, David Murray, Zhanhai Li, and Peter S. Rahko

Reviews

Case Reports

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Temporary And Durable Mechanical Circulatory Support For Single Ventricular Failure in an Adult
Joshua L. Hermsen, Jason W. Smith, Jay D. Pal, Agustin Rubio, S. Carolina Masri, Nahush A. Mokadam, Richard K. Cheng, and Claudius Mahr

Letter to the Editor

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Lung Edema on VA ECMO
Christof Schmid MD

Editor-in-Chief


Maya Guglin, MD, PhD
Gill Heart Institute
University of Kentucky