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Unconventional Use of Total Artificial Heart in a Patient With Severe, Destructive Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis
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  • Christine Johnstad,
  • Swaroop Bommareddi,
  • Joshua Hermsen,
  • Jason Smith,
  • Amy Fiedler
Christine Johnstad
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Swaroop Bommareddi
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Joshua Hermsen
University of Wisconsin
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Jason Smith
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Amy Fiedler
University of Wisconsin
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Abstract

Here, we report the case of a patient who presented to our institution with severe, destructive, and un-reconstructable prosthetic valve endocarditis which required the planned implantation of a total artificial heart (TAH) to function as a bridge to cardiac transplantation.

Peer review status:Published

27 Sep 2021Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
29 Sep 2021Submission Checks Completed
29 Sep 2021Assigned to Editor
05 Oct 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
13 Oct 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Oct 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Major
19 Oct 20211st Revision Received
25 Oct 2021Submitted to Journal of Cardiac Surgery
25 Oct 2021Submission Checks Completed
25 Oct 2021Assigned to Editor
25 Oct 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
27 Oct 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
02 Nov 2021Editorial Decision: Accept
11 Nov 2021Published in Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 10.1111/jocs.16134