Current and future status of left ventricular assist devices in the UK

Br J Cardiol 2005;12:333-5 Leave a comment
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Heart failure affects over 750,000 people in the UK and
65,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. It carries a
poor prognosis with a population-based study finding
a 40% one-year mortality in all new diagnosed cases1 with
those in New York Heart Association (NYHA) class IV having a
60% one-year mortality.








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