Volume 2 (2011)

Review Articles

Institutional guidelines for the care of the patient with a ventricular-assist device requiring non-cardiac surgery Michael S. Firstenberg, Chittoor Sai-Sudhakar, Erik Abel, Danielle Blais, Marcia Belcher, Darla Talbott, Sherri Wissman, Janice Ramsdale, David Dumond, Lynda Petty, Katja Turner, Michael Andritsos

Clinical Research Articles

Management of transapical left venting during adult peripheral extracorporeal membrane oxygenation Giuseppe Rescigno, Carlo Aratari, Marco L.S. Matteucci, Francesco Massi, Filippo Capestro, Alessandro D'Alfonso, Lucia Torracca

Case Series

Invited Commentary Benjamin Sun

Patient Experiences

Successful treatment of fulminant myocarditis in a 7 year old with a left ventricular assist device Antonio di Coste, Vincenzo Cassano, Dario Troise, Francesco Cassano, Andrea Marzullo, Gilda Caruso, Cosima Lasaracina, Michael S. Firstenberg, Francesco P. Annecchino