Left ventricular assist device and heart transplantation in hemophilia a patient.

Department of Surgery, McGuire Veterans Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia. Electronic address: .
The Annals of thoracic surgery (Impact Factor: 3.45). 12/2013; 96(6):2245-7. DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2013.04.095
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ABSTRACT We report here a hemophilia patient who was bridged with a left ventricle assist device and later received heart transplantation. Preparation for surgery with factor VIII supplementation, intraoperative conduct of surgery, and challenges of postoperative course are described with a brief literature review.

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