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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 269-275

Mechanical circulatory assist devices: Available modalities and review of literature

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Central Florida College of Medicine; Ocala Regional Medical Center, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Ocala, Florida, USA

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Dr. Syed Mustajab Hasan
1431 SW 1st Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
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Despite advancements in the field interventional cardiology, the prognosis in patients who suffer from cardiogenic shock is poor. Over the years, the use of percutaneous mechanical circulatory support (MCS) devices has increased with the aim to improve short- and long-term outcomes. In this article, we aim to review the different modalities available for MCS devices and current literature comparing their uses.

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