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Dangerous surgical scavenger hunt: the complicated course of a patient with left ventricular assist device and end-stage renal disease undergoing reconstructive flap surgery

Freundt, Miriam , Haneya, Assad, Schmid, Christof and Hirt, Stephan (2015) Dangerous surgical scavenger hunt: the complicated course of a patient with left ventricular assist device and end-stage renal disease undergoing reconstructive flap surgery. Perfusion 30, pp. 469-471.

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Abstract

Patients with left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) who develop stage IV sacral pressure sores (SPS) have an increased procedural risk. We present the complications, including severe intra- and postoperative bleeding, diarrhea with metabolic acidosis, volume loss and acute on chronic renal failure, flap dehiscence and late LVAD outflow cannula thrombosis, in a 54-year-old male who underwent ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2015
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Herz-, Thorax- und herznahe Gefäßchirurgie
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10.1177/0267659114560043DOI
Keywords:left ventricular assist device, flap surgery, intra-abdominal surgery, end-stage renal failure, complication
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:35645
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