L'utilisation des dispositifs d'assistance ventriculaire gauche de longue durée pour le traitement de l'insuffisance cardiaque avancée au Québec de 2010 à 2012

01-15-2015 | Cardiologie et maladies neurovasculaires

The results of a field evaluation on the use of long term left ventricular assist device (LVAD) in Quebec are presented for the period from January 1st 2010 to December 31st 2012 with a 1-year follow up of clinical outcomes. This evaluation was completed by reviewing medical records and other relevant data sources in hospitals in collaboration with the hospital’s LVAD clinical team.

The objective of this evaluation was to provide information to clinicians, managers and the health system stakeholders to improve the quality of care and help decision making about the use of LVAD across the province.


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