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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 from 2014 to 2018 are listed below.

  • Dear Colleagues, Readers and Authors
  • Volume 3, 2017

    Original Research
    Review
    Case Reports

    Volume 2, 2016

    Editorial
    Original Research
    Reviews
    Case Reports
    Letter to the Editor

    Volume 1, 2014/15

    Editorial
    Original Research
    Reviews
    Case Reports
    Image
    Commentaries
    Industry Updates

    Current Volume: Volume 4 (2018)

    Editorial

    Original Research

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    Exploring the “Weekend Effect” on the Care of Patients with Left Ventricular Assist Devices
    Gbolahan O. Ogunbayo, Le Dung Ha, Naoki Misumida, Ayman Elbadawi, Qamar Ahmad, Remi Okwechime, Deborah Akanya, Andrew Kolodziej, Claude S. Elayi, and Maya E. Guglin

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    Safety and Efficacy of Routine Bridging Anticoagulation for Subtherapeutic Anticoagulation in Outpatients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device
    David C. Shisler, Gaurang N. Vaidya, Lori Muncy, Rajakrishnan Vijayakrishnan, Mark S. Slaughter, Emma J. Birks, and Dmitry Abramov

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    Electrocardiographic characteristics, antiarrhythmic utilization, and outcomes in patients with left ventricular assist devices
    Scott Lundgren, Elizabeth Lyden, Douglas Stoller, Marshall Hyden, Adam Burdorf, Ronald Zolty, John Um, and Brian Lowes

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    Effects of Beta Blockers and ACE Inhibitors after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
    Gaurang Vaidya, Emma Birks, Jessica Pillarella, Benjamin Salgado, Rajakrishnan Vijayakrishnan, Andrew Lenneman, Mark Slaughter, and Dmitry Abramov

    Review

    Case Reports

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    Unresponsive Patient with LVAD: A Case Series
    Ameer Z. Musa and Julia Akhtarekhavari

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    Reversal of fixed pulmonary hypertension with transcatheter valve replacement for aortic insufficiency on ventricular assist device support
    Faraz S. Ahmad, Mark J. Ricciardi, Laura J. Davidson, Allen S. Anderson, Kambiz Ghafourian, Ike Okwuosa, Esther Vorovich, Jane E. Wilcox, Daniel D. Holloway, Duc T. Pham, and Jonathan D. Rich

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    A modified access technique of Impella 5.0 axillary artery insertion
    Abdallah Alameddine, Brian J. Binnall, Eric Dibiasio-White, and Khaled Alameddine