The VAD Journal has moved to this new location: https://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/vad/index

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The 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.

Content from previous issues published from 2014 to 2018 can be browsed by using the drop-down menu in the sidebar, and you can also navigate directly to previous content using the links below:

Current Volume: Volume 5 (2019)

Original Research


Hemodynamic, Therapeutic, and Clinical Outcomes of Ambulatory Pressure-Guided Heart Failure Management
Jacob Abraham, Lian Wang, Rebecca Lewis, Katherine Callis, Joshua Remick, and Kateri J. Spinelli


Favorable Outcomes with Ventricular Assist Device Exchange
Megan Carroll, Meghan Tooman, Markian Bochan, Christopher Salerno, and Ashwin Ravichandran


Case Reports


Implantation of Left Ventricular Assist Device in the setting of heavily calcified left ventricular apex using an apex preserving technique
Ismael A. Salas De Armas, Mehmet H. Akay, Jayeshkumar A. Patel, Chandni Patel, Manish K. Patel, Bindu Akkanti, Biswajit Kar, and Igor D. Gregoric


The use of CardioMEMS in dialysis patients with heart failure
Karolina Viquez, Peggy Hardesty, Karim Fahmy, Amr Elhusseini, Mohamed Elyamny, and Maya Guglin