TY - CHAP A1 - Khurram Shahzad A2 - Farhana Latif A3 - Hirokazu Akashi A4 - Tomoko S. Kato A5 - Anshu Sinha A6 - Duygu Onat A7 - Mario C. Deng ED1 - Jeffrey Shuhaiber Y1 - 2011-04-26 PY - 2011 T1 - Cardiac Support and Multiorgan Dysfunction Syndrome N2 - The assist devices will continue adding a large number of years of life to humans globally and empower the medical society to optimize heart failure therapy. While expensive and cumbersome task, the foundation provided in this book reflects a contemporary product of original research from a multitude of different experts in the field. We hope this cumulative international effort provides the necessary tools for both the novice as well as the active practitioner aiming to change the outcome of these complex patients. BT - Ventricular Assist Devices SP - Ch. 5 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/15548 DO - 10.5772/15548 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-22 ER -