Mechanical circulatory support in children

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The field of pediatric mechanical circulatory support has undergone a significant evolution with the advent of devices designed for children and the implementation of new strategies for deployment. With the ongoing shortage of organs the demand for new devices specifically designed for children will only increase. This review discusses the evolution of mechanical circulatory support, available devices, and the implementation of new strategies for their deployment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-140
Number of pages9
JournalCurrent Cardiology Reviews
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2016



  • Cardiac
  • Heart failure
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Pediatric
  • Remodelling
  • Transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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