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PERKAT® RV-first in vivo data of a novel Right Heart Assist Device

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1. Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Jena, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany, Cardiology, Jena, GERMANY; 2. Department of Cardiology, Charit├ę-University Medicine Berlin, Germany; 3. Institute of Laboratory Animal Sciences and Welfare, Jena University Hospital, Germany; 4. Institute of Laboratory Animal Sciences and Welfare, Jena University Hospital, Germany; 5. Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Jena, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany; 6. HSK, Department of Internal Medicine I, Helios-Clinics, Wiesbaden, Germany

Aims: Mechanical right ventricular (RV) support offers a treatment option for critically ill patients with RV failure (RVF). We developed an assist device for rapid percutaneous implantation.

Methods and results: The PERKAT® RV (…

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