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39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions


SS53 - RESEARCH SESSION 53: Chasing the Golden Snitch: Optimizing Outcomes of MCS Infections


Apr 5, 2019 10:30am ‐ Apr 5, 2019 12:15pm

Description

(224) Increased Risk of Stroke and Death in Ventricular Assist Device Patients Varies by ISHLT Infection Category: An INTERMACS Analysis
Palak Shah, MD, MS

(225) Epidemiology, Outcomes, and Effects of Device Flow Type on Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) Infections: An IMACS Registry Analysis
Rongbing Xie, DrPH, MPH

(226) A Comprehensive In Vitro Evaluation of Medihoney as an Anti-Biofilm Agent in Preventing Ventricular Assist Device Driveline Infections
Anton Peleg, Ph.D,  MBBS

(227) Efficacy of Pump Exchange with a Left Ventricular Assist Device Associated Infection
Laura Coyle, MSN, ACNP-BC

(228) Primary versus Delayed Sternal Closure in Left Ventricular Assist Device Implantation Patients: Impact on Infection
Mehmet Akay, MD

(229) Comparing the Incidence of Surgical Site Infections(SSI) Using Narrow versus Broad-Spectrum Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Mechanical Circulatory Support (MCS) Patients
Rachel Zabner, MD

(230) A Study of Infected Drivelines from Ventricular Assist Device Patients: The Presence of Microbial Biofilms and Micro-Gaps in the Driveline Tunnel
Anton Peleg, Ph.D., MBBS

Speaker(s):

  • Palak Shah, MD, MS, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church, VA, United States
  • Rongbing Xie, DrPH, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States
  • Anton Peleg, MD, PhD, MPH, The Alfred Hospital and Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Laura Coyle, MSN, ACNP-BC, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL, United States
  • Mehmet Akay, MD, The Univ. of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, TX, United States
  • Rachel Zabner, MD, Cedars Sinai Health System, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Tags: ID MCS

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