Vol 10, Supplement 15 (June 2018): Journal of Thoracic Disease (Novel Surgical Techniques for Ventricular Assist Device Implantation)

Original Article

Less invasive HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device implantation
Jan D. Schmitto, Thomas Krabatsch, Laura Damme, Ivan Netuka
Minimally invasive surgery improves outcome of left ventricular assist device surgery in cardiogenic shock
Leonhard Wert, Anamika Chatterjee, Günes Dogan, Jasmin S. Hanke, Dietmar Boethig, Kirstin A. Tümler, L. Christian Napp, Dominik Berliner, Christina Feldmann, Christian Kuehn, Andreas Martens, Malakh L. Shrestha, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
Reduction of driveline infections through doubled driveline tunneling of left ventricular assist devices—5-year follow-up
Leonhard Wert, Jasmin S. Hanke, Günes Dogan, Marcel Ricklefs, Felix Fleißner, Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
An acoustic method for systematic ventricular assist device thrombus evaluation with a novel artificial thrombus model
Christina Feldmann, Ezin Deniz, Alexander Stomps, Sara Knigge, Anamika Chatterjee, Regina Wendl, Jasmin S. Hanke, Günes Dogan, L. Christian Napp, Birgit Glasmacher, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
Argatroban administration as therapy for thrombosis in patients with continuous-flow ventricular assist devices
Leonhard Wert, Jasmin S. Hanke, Günes Dogan, Marcel Ricklefs, Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Issam Ismail, L. Christian Napp, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
Left ventricular assist device exchange for the treatment of HeartMate II pump thrombosis
Jasmin S. Hanke, Günes Dogan, Leonard Wert, Marcel Ricklefs, Jan Heimeshoff, Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
The influence of less invasive ventricular assist device implantation on renal function
Marcel Ricklefs, Jan Heimeshoff, Jasmin S. Hanke, Anamika Chatterjee, Günes Dogan, Malakh Shrestha, Christina Feldmann, Leonhard Wert, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
Successful establishment of a left ventricular assist device program in an emerging country: one year experience
Emilija Nestorovic, Jan D. Schmitto, Sudhir S. Kushwaha, Svetozar Putnik, Dusko Terzic, Natasa Milic, Aleksandar Mikic, Dejan Markovic, Danijela Trifunovic, Arsen Ristic, Miljko Ristic
Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) program in Chile: first successful experience in South America
Oneglio Pedemonte, Andres Vera, Lorenzo Merello, Manuel Novajas, Fernando Aranda, Julio Ibarra, Jose A. Muñoz, Javier Alburquerque, Paulina Espinoza, Felipe Cárdenas, Ernesto Aránguiz-Santander
Left ventricular assist device therapy: the Kuwait experience
Riyad Tarazi, Mustafa Ridha, Mohammad Shammsah, Khaldoon AlHumood, Jean Tesreni, Mohamed Badawy, Amir Mohamed, Adel Maher
MitraClip procedure prior to left ventricular assist device implantation
Guenes Dogan, Jasmin S. Hanke, Marcel Ricklefs, Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Bakr Mashaqi, Ezin Deniz, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator therapy in grown-up patients with transposition of the great arteries—role of anti-tachycardia pacing
Stephan Hohmann, David Duncker, Thorben König, Alexander Horke, Mechthild Westhoff-Bleck, Christian Veltmann
Clinical care for patients with recurrent myocardial ischemia in Germany—the VOICES trial
Dominik Berliner, Lars S. Maier, Ulrike Wollenberg, Roger Limberg, Jan D. Schmitto, Dirk Westermann, Johann Bauersachs

Review Article

Clinical overview of the HVAD: a centrifugal continuous-flow ventricular assist device with magnetic and hydrodynamic bearings including lateral implantation strategies
Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Guenes Dogan, Jasmin S. Hanke, Marcel Ricklefs, Ezin Deniz, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
The momentum of HeartMate 3: a novel active magnetically levitated centrifugal left ventricular assist device (LVAD)
Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Jasmin S. Hanke, Marcel Ricklefs, Malakh Shrestha, Guenes Dogan, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
Telemonitoring of left-ventricular assist device patients—current status and future challenges
Nils Reiss, Thomas Schmidt, Michael Boeckelmann, Sebastian Schulte-Eistrup, Jan-Dirk Hoffmann, Christina Feldmann, Jan D. Schmitto
Effects of pump speed changes on exercise capacity in patients supported with a left ventricular assist device—an overview
Thomas Schmidt, Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens, Sebastian Schulte-Eistrup, Nils Reiss
Adult veno-arterial extracorporeal life support
Tariq Lescouflair, Ronald Figura, Anthony Tran, Ahmet Kilic

Surgical Technique

A new tool for an explantation strategy of HeartMate 3™ left ventricular assist device
Marcel Ricklefs, Chinmay Deodhar, Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Jasmin S. Hanke, Jan Heimeshoff, Constanze Merz, Ezin Deniz, Guenes Dogan, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto
How to do it: tips and tricks of minimal-invasive HVAD® implantation—the lateral approach
Ezin Deniz, Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Jasmin S. Hanke, Guenes Dogan, Dominik Berliner, Malakh L. Shrestha, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto

Case Report

Successful HeartMate 3 implantation in isolated right heart failure—first in man experience of right heart configuration
Marcel Ricklefs, Jasmin S. Hanke, Guenes Dogan, Anamika Chatterjee, Christina Feldmann, Ezin Deniz, Wilhelm Korte, Felix Kirchhoff, Axel Haverich, Jan D. Schmitto