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Cardiac support devices still cause serious adverse events

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7618.473-c (Published 06 September 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:473

A new study reports on 133 people with end stage heart failure who received mechanical cardiac support by a continuous flow pump (HeartMate II, Thoratec) while waiting for a heart transplant. The device is marketed as being …

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