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Long-Term Management of Pulsatile Extracorporeal Left Ventricular Assist Device

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Tomoko Sugiyama Kato, Kazuo Komamura, Noboru Oda, Taro Sasaoka, Ikutaro Nakajima, Ayako Tkakahashi and Masafumi Kitakaze

Submitted: 03 June 2010 Published: 26 April 2011

DOI: 10.5772/15118

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Ventricular Assist Devices

Edited by Jeffrey Shuhaiber

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Written By

Tomoko Sugiyama Kato, Kazuo Komamura, Noboru Oda, Taro Sasaoka, Ikutaro Nakajima, Ayako Tkakahashi and Masafumi Kitakaze

Submitted: 03 June 2010 Published: 26 April 2011