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Covid-19 infection in Left Ventricular Assist Device patients
  • Antonio Piperata,
  • Gino Gerosa
Antonio Piperata

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Universita degli Studi di Padova Dipartimento di Medicina
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Gino Gerosa
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We describe two cases of favorable and unexpected recovery in positive patients with COVID-19, suffering from multiorgan comorbidity and already assisted with the left ventricular assist device. We have observed that, although in the presence of more comorbidities, when the maintenance of a valid support of the cardiovascular function is guaranteed, the possibility of successfully overcoming the SARS-CoV-2 infection is still alive.
18 Jun 2020Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
18 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed
18 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
06 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
06 Jul 2020Editorial Decision: Revise Major
22 Jul 20201st Revision Received
24 Jul 2020Submission Checks Completed
24 Jul 2020Assigned to Editor
24 Jul 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
11 Aug 2020Editorial Decision: Accept
21 Aug 2020Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 10.1111/jocs.14969