Title

Severe mitral regurgitation and biventricular heart failure successfully treated with biventricular percutaneous axial flow pumps as a bridge to mitral valve surgery.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-2017

Publication Title

Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions

ISSN

1522-726X

Abstract

Prompt recognition of acute right ventricular failure is essential in order to provide timely hemodynamic support. We report a case of a patient with severe mitral regurgitation complicated by cardiogenic shock that failed to improve with left ventricular support alone. The recognition of concomitant right ventricular failure led to the addition of a right ventricular support device, resulting in dramatic hemodynamic improvement. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Medical Subject Headings

Heart Failure; Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation; Heart-Assist Devices; Hemodynamics; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Mitral Valve; Mitral Valve Insufficiency; Prosthesis Design; Recovery of Function; Severity of Illness Index; Shock, Cardiogenic; Time Factors; Treatment Outcome; Ventricular Dysfunction, Right; Ventricular Function, Right

Volume

89

Issue

1

First Page

159

Last Page

162

PubMed ID

27015603

DOI

10.1002/ccd.26496

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