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The effect of ventricular assist device-associated biomaterials on human blood leukocytes / Gemma Radley; Ina Laura Pieper; Catherine A. Thornton
Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials
Swansea University Author: Thornton, Catherine
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Background: Ventricular assist devices (VADs) are an effective bridging or destination therapy for patients with advanced stage heart failure. These devices remain susceptible to adverse events including infection, bleeding, and thrombus; events linked to the foreign body response. Therefore, the bi...
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