Early mobilization in LVAD recipients: An obligatory step towards recovery

  • Ugo Corrà | ugo.corra@icsmaugeri.it ICS Maugeri, Exercise Pathophysiology Laboratory, Veruno (NO), Italy.
  • Massimo Pistono ICS Maugeri, Laboratory for the analysis of Cardio-Respiratory Signals, Veruno (NO), Italy.

Abstract

Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a devastating clinical syndrome. Therapeutic schemes have developed rapidly from conventional medical therapy to biomedical strategies, interventional, mechanical, that incorporates left ventricular assistant device (LVAD), surgical, regenerate, and rehabilitating policies. These therapies have improved the symptoms and life expectancy.

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Published
2019-03-27
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Cardiology - Editorial
Keywords:
Chronic heart failure, LVAD placement, cardiac surgery
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Corrà, U., & Pistono, M. (2019). Early mobilization in LVAD recipients: An obligatory step towards recovery. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease, 89(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2019.1056