• References

    The Randomized Evaluation of Mechanical Assistance for the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure (REMATCH) trial.
    NEJM. 2001 Volume345:1435-1443

    Slaughter M, Milano C, et al. Advanced heart failure treated with continuous-flow ventricular assist device.
    N Engl J Med. 2009; DOI:101056/NEJMoa0909938.

    Ventricular assist devices (VAD). Cleveland Clinic website. Available at: Updated December 2009. Accessed August 9, 2013.

    3/6/2013 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance Peura JL, Colvin-Adams M, Francis GS, et al. Recommendations for the use of mechanical circulatory support: device strategies and patient selection: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association.
    Circulation. 2012;126(22):2648-2667.

  • Resources

    American Heart Association

    United States Food and Drug Administration

  • Canadian Resources

    Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada