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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Meierhofer, C; Mueller, L; Antretter, H; Kilo, J; Laufer, G; Mair, P; Velik-Salchner, C; Fruehwirth, M; Neu, N; Schermer, E; Brunnemann, J; Geiger, R; Stein, JI; Schweigmann, U 
Title:
Prolonged but successful weaning from left ventricular assist device after cardiac decompensation due to late-recognized coarctation of the aorta in a toddler. 
Abstract:
A 2-year-old boy was presented with late-recognized coarctation of the aorta and pulmonary hypertension due to left ventricular failure. The coarctation was corrected at the day of admission with a good postoperative result. However, weaning from the respirator failed despite multiple drug support due to left ventricular failure. Consequently, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) was implanted 22 days later. The further course was complicated by systemic hypertension and ongoing pulmonary hyp...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
ASAIO J 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
54 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
548-50 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1058-2916 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler