TY - CHAP A1 - Vepgard Tuseth A2 - Jan Erik Nordrehaug ED1 - Jeffrey Shuhaiber Y1 - 2011-04-26 PY - 2011 T1 - Future Treatment of Acute Cardiac Collapse - A Role for Percutaneous Circulatory Assist Devices 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. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/15150 DO - 10.5772/15150 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-26 ER -