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Left and right ventricular assist devices

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Chest x-ray of a young adult male with cardiomyopathy managed with left and right ventricular assist devices. A small supine left pleural effusion is evident causing apical capping. Nice example of an old rib fracture is seen on the right with remodeled bone bridging the fracture. 

Case Discussion

Cardiomyopathy managed with left and right ventricular assist devices.

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Case information

rID: 31622
Published: 18th Oct 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Cardiac
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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