ASAIO J 2021 May 25. Epub 2021 May 25.
From the *Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Heart failure and Transplantation, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa †National Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece ‡Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York City, New York §Heart Institute, Hadassah University Medical Center, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel ¶Department of Cardiac Surgery, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Bostons, Massachusetts ‖Department of Cardiology, Westchester Medical Center & New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York.
Despite decreasing morbidity and mortality in left ventricular assist device (LVAD) recipients, readmission after implantation remains a major problem. Our aim was to investigate the trends and outcomes of 90 and 180 day readmission in this population. The National Readmission Database from 2012 to 2017 was queried to identify LVAD recipients. Read More