oa South African Medical Journal - Heterotopic cardiac transplantation with a xenograft for assistance of the left heart in cardiogenic shock after cardiopulmonary bypass
|Article Title||Heterotopic cardiac transplantation with a xenograft for assistance of the left heart in cardiogenic shock after cardiopulmonary bypass|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||J.G. Barnard, C.N., Wolpowitz, A. & Losman|
|Publication Date||Dec 1977|
|Pages||1035 - 1038|
|Keyword(s)||Aortic prosthesis insertion, Cardiogenic shock, Cardiopulmonary bypass, Cardiothoracic surgery, Case report, Heterotopic cardiac transplantation, Postmortem, Postoperative course and Xenograft|
One of the indications for the use of the heterotopic cardiac transplant is temporarily to support a failing heart in the anticipation of its recovery when all other measures of support have been unsuccessful.
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