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Patients Too Weak for Surgery May Benefit from Heart Pumps

High-risk heart disease patients who present major abnormalities may be too weak for open-heart surgery; however, the utilization of certain techniques and devices may circumvent such medical challenges. Patients too weak for surgery who undergo a percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), for example, have been treated in conjunction with the placement of Impella┬« . One case … Continue reading “Patients Too Weak for Surgery May Benefit from Heart Pumps”