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Other surgical techniques 

Other surgical techniques
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Other surgical techniques
Author(s):

Roy S. Gardner

, Theresa A. McDonagh

, and Niki L. Walker

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199674152.003.0008
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date: 22 February 2020

Established surgical options for selected patients with heart failure include cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. However, the routine use of coronary revascularisation was not supported by the STICH study. This chapter considers alternative surgical options for selected patients with chronic heart failure, including ventricular reconstruction, and valvular surgery.

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