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Postoperative Management after Assist Device Implantation 

Postoperative Management after Assist Device Implantation
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Postoperative Management after Assist Device Implantation
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Christoph E. Brehm

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190909291.003.0031
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date: 30 May 2020

Post-operative ICU management of the MCS patient represents one of the most complex challenges in the current health care environment. With increasing experience, improvements in this arena have led to dramatic improvements in the outcomes of these patients. In this chapter, we detail several of the post-operative challenges in the ICU including ventilator management, bleeding complications, hemodynamic optimization, arrhythmias, and CPR.

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