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39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions


SS42 - RESEARCH SESSION 42: Too Much or Two Little? Obesity and Frailty in MCS


Apr 4, 2019 1:45pm ‐ Apr 4, 2019 3:30pm

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(175) Complete Sternal-Sparing LVAD Implantation is a Safe and Effective Technique for Obese Patients
Katherine Wood, MD

(176) Continuous-Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices and Bariatric Surgery in Patients with Morbid Obesity and Heart Failure - A Systematic Review
Jothika Challappalli, BS

(177) Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Mortality and In-Hospital Outcomes after Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Vanessa Blumer, MD

(178) The Combination of Left Ventricular Assist Device and Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy May Promote Myocardial Recovery in Obese Advanced Chronic Heart Failure Patients
Gregor Poglajen, MD, PhD

(179) Comprehensive Nutrition Assessment before Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation in Chronically Ill Hospitalized Patients
Andrew Melehy, BA

(180) The Impact of Frailty on Survival in Patients Undergoing Advanced Therapies for Heart Failure
Madeleine Stein, Honours Bachelor of Science

(181) Frailty and Clinical Outcomes Following Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation
Hakan Uzun, M.D.

Speaker(s):

  • Katherine Wood, MD, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, United States
  • Jothika Challappalli, BS, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Vanessa Blumer, MD, University of Miami, Miami, FL, United States
  • Gregor Poglajen, MD, PhD, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Andrew Melehy, BA, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States
  • Madeleine Stein, Honours Bachelor of Science, Toronto General Hopsital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Hakan Uzun, MD, Can State Hospital, Canakkale, Turkey
Tags: MCS NHSAH

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