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Berlin Heart is your partner during the entire VAD therapy: from the patient selection to the VAD implantation and aftercare of your patient.

Literature References

You can view and download current literature references relative to EXCOR® Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support here.

Latest Literature

  • Campbell CT, Diaz L, Kelly B. Description of Bivalirudin Use for Anticoagulation in Pediatric Patients on Mechanical Circulatory Support. Annals of Pharmacotherapy 2021 Vol. 55 issue 1, p. 59-64.
  • Spinner JA, Tunuguntla HP, Adachi I. et. Al. Compassionate Cases of the Jarvik 2015 Ventricular Assist Device. ASAIO J 2021 doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001351
  • Schwendt M, Kroll J, Stiller B. A Rare Case of Severe Dilated Cardiomyopathy in Early Infancy. Thorac Cardiovasc Surg Rep. 2021 Jan: 10 (1): e12-e14.
  • Zafar F, Conway J, Bleiweis MS. et. al. Berlin Heart and ACTION post-approved surveillance study report. J Heart Lung Transplant 2021; 40(4); 251-259.
  • Romlin B, Dahlin A, Hallagen S et. al. Clinical Course and Outcome after treatment with ventricular assist devices in pediatric patients: a single-centre experience. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2021 Feb 22. Doi: 10.1111/aas.13804.
  • Ghbeis M, Vander Pluym C, Thiagarajan R. Hemostatic Challenges in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine-Hemostatic Balance in VAD. Frontiers in Pediatrics, 9 625632 2021.
  • Magnetta DA, Reichhold A, Thrush PT. et.al. Biventricular Assist Device Support of a Child with Intractable Arrythmias Secondary to Histiocytoid Cardiomyopathy. J Heart Lung Transplant 2021; 40(4):521-522.
  • Murray J, Dykes JC, Ma M. et.al. Outcomes of Ventricular Assist Device Use for Bridge to Heart Transplant in Children with Single-Ventricle Heart Disease. J Heart and Lung Transplant 2021; 40(4); 120.
  • Dykes JC, Rossenthal DN, Ma M, et.al. Atrial Cannulation in Pediatric Mechanical Circulatory Support. J Heart and Lung Transplant 2021; 40(4); 96.
  • Glass LD, Murthy R, Pastuszko P. Systemic tPA Treatment for Thrombosis in a Patient with Dilated Cardiomyopathy on Berlin Heart. J Heart and Lung Transplant 2021; 40(4); 533-534.
  • Torpoco Rivera DM, Schneider J, Dentel J, et.al. Berlin Heart Explantation Systemic Approach Protocol in a Single Center Experience. J Heart and Lung Transplant 2021; 40(4); 522.
  • Menendez-Suso JJ, Perez-Costa E, Verdu-Sanchez C, et.al. Bivalirudin for Anticoagulation in Children Supported with Ventricular Assist Devices. Ped Crit Car Med 2021; 22(1) 147. Page 2
  • Kidambi S, Moye S, Jahadi O, et. al A Model to Evaluate Effect of Patient-Pump Mismatch on Thrombosis in a Pediatric Pulsatile Ventricular Assist Device. J Heart and Lung Transplant 2021; 40(4);442.