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Fig. 2. Hemodynamic parameters after LVAD implantation. Signs of right heart failure include elevated CVP and heart rate; decreased cardiac output, LVAD flow, and mean blood pressure; and normal pulmonary arterial pressure. (A) Early post-LVAD hemodynamics. (B) RVAD and LVAD flow during weaning from the RVAD. Bold arrow, immediate postoperative; arrow, start of nitric oxide; dashed bold arrow, RVAD insertion; dashed arrow, cessation of nitric oxide; short arrow, RVAD removal. LVAD, left ventricular assist device; CVP, central venous pressure; RVAD, right ventricular assist device; MBP, mean blood pressure; HR, heart rate; POD, postoperative day.
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery 2019;52:105~108
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