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The next EUROMACS Report has been published in the European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery under EJCTS-2017-600264R3

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EUROMACS Members' meeting 18-20 October 2018

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Gender differences and outcomes in left ventricular assist device support: The European Registry for Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support 2018, January
Christina Magnussen, Alexander M.Bernhardt, Francisco M.Ojeda, Florian M.Wagner, Jan F. Gummert, Theo M.M.H. de By, Thomas Krabatsch, Paul Mohacsi, Meike Rybczynski, Dorit Knappe, Bjoern Sill, Tobias Deuse, Stefan Blankenberg, Renate B. Schnabel, Hermann Reichenspurner, on behalf of the EUROMACS Investigators

Derivation and Validation of a Novel Right-Sided Heart Failure Model After Implantation of Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices; The EUROMACS Right-Sided Heart Failure Risk Score 2017, September
Osama I.I. Soliman, Sakir Akin, Rahatullah Muslem, Eric Boersma, Olivier C. Manintveld, Thomas Krabatsch, Jan F. Gummert, Theo M.M.H. de By, Ad J.J.C. Bogers, Felix Zijlstra, Paul Mohacsi, Kadir Caliskan, on behalf of the EUROMACS Investigators

The European Registry for Patients with Mechanical Circulatory Support (EUROMACS) of the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS): second report
2017, August
Theo M.M.H. de By, Paul Mohacsi, Brigitta Gahl, Armin Zittermann, Thomas Krabatsch, Finn Gustafsson, Pascal Leprince, Bart Meyns, Ivan Netuka, Kadir Caliskan, Evaristo Castedo, Francesco Musumeci, Andre Vincentelli, Roland Hetzer and Jan Gummert, on behalf of the EUROMACS members

Cerebral strokes in children on intracorporeal ventricular assist devices: analysis of the EUROMACS Registry, 2017, August
Martin Schweiger, Oliver Miera, Theo M.M.H. de By, Michael Hübler, Felix Berger, Mustafa Özbarand, Antonio Loforte, Burkhardt Seifert, Gaetano Gargiulo, Jan Gummert and PaulMohacsi, on behalf of the EUROMACS members

The EUROMACS Registry of patients who receive mechanical circulatory support, Role and perspectives, 2016, June
Theo M.M.H. de By, Evaristo Castedo, Thomas Krabatsch, Paul Mohacsi, Bart Meyns, Ivan Netuka, Jan Gummert, On behalf of all EUROMACS members, contributors

Mid-term mechanical circulatory support: comparison of single-centre data with the EUROMACS registry, 2016, June
TKatarzyna Zuk, Brigitta Gahl, Martina Susac, Juliane Vierecke, Theo M.M.H. de By, Stephan Windecker, Lars Englberger, Thierry Carrel, Roland Hetzer, Jan Gummert and Paul Mohacsi

Ventricular Assist Devices for All? Krabatsch T, Potapov E, Knosalla C, Hetzer R
Eur J Cardiothor Surg. 2012 Dec; 42(6):918-9

HeartWare continuous-flow ventricular assist device thrombosis: The Bad Oeynhausen experience. Nadia Aissaoui, Jochen Börgermann, Jan Gummert, Michiel Morshuis

Reconstructive surgery in patients with a ventricular assist device (VAD)--an interdisciplinary challenge. [Article in German]
Frerichs O, Morshuis M, Schoenbrodt M, Gummert J, Fansa H.

Gender differences during mechanical circulatory support.
Potapov E, Schweiger M, Lehmkuhl E, Vierecke J, Stepanenko A, Weng G, Pasic M, Huebler M, Regitz-Zagrosek V, Hetzer R, Krabatsch T.
ASAIO J. 2012 Jul;58(4):320-5.
PMID: 22635009
[PubMed - in process]

Argatroban anticoagulation for heparin induced thrombocytopenia in patients with ventricular assist devices.
Pappalardo F, Scandroglio AM, Potapov E, Stepanenko A, Maj G, Krabatsch T, Zangrillo A, Koster A, Hetzer R.
Minerva Anestesiol. 2012 Mar;78(3):330-5.
PMID: 22357371

[PubMed - in process]
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Discontinuation of HeartWare RVAD support without device removal in chronic BIVAD patients.
Potapov E, Schweiger M, Vierecke J, Dandel M, Stepanenko A, Kukucka M, Jurmann B, Hetzer R, Krabatsch T.
ASAIO J. 2012 Jan-Feb;58(1):15-8.
PMID: 22210646

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Mechanical circulatory support of systemic ventricle in adults with transposition of great arteries.
Huebler M, Stepanenko A, Krabatsch T, Potapov EV, Hetzer R.
ASAIO J. 2012 Jan-Feb;58(1):12-4.
PMID: 22210645
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Preoperative treatment with levosimendan in candidates for mechanical circulatory support.
Sponga S, Ivanitskaia E, Potapov E, Krabatsch T, Hetzer R, Lehmkuhl H.
ASAIO J. 2012 Jan-Feb;58(1):6-11.
PMID: 22157071

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