• Pressure sore incidence and treatment in Left Ventricular Assist Device -equipped patients: insights from a prospective series

    6 days ago - By Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

    Left ventricular Assistance Device is indicated in patients with end-stage heart failure. Due to the non-physiologic blood flow, LVAD may favor pressure sores with a devastating risk of infection. This work shows prevalence and treatment of pressure sore in LVAD patients, to optimize their management.
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