A new pathophysiology in heart failure patients

Susanna Sciomer, Carlotta Rellini, Piergiuseppe Agostoni, Federica Moscucci

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In the treatment of patients with severe heart failure, left ventricle assist device plays an important role, especially as a destination therapy. Nevertheless, even in successful cases, patients’ progressive weaning is rarely taken into consideration. The recovery of more physiological circulation conditions is not a main goal. This hypothesis is discussed in this article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1303-1305
Number of pages3
JournalArtificial Organs
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


  • heart failure
  • left ventricular assist device therapy
  • pathophysiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering


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