Effects of continuous aortic flow augmentation in patients with exacerbation of heart failure inadequately responsive to medical therapy: results of the Multicenter Trial of the Orqis Medical Cancion System for the Enhanced Treatment of Heart Failure Unresponsive to Medical Therapy (MOMENTUM).

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  • BACKGROUND: Prior investigations suggest that superimposing continuous flow on aortic flow (continuous aortic flow augmentation) produces vasodilation, cardiac unloading, and improved cardiac performance. METHODS AND RESULTS: We compared percutaneous continuous aortic flow augmentation (flow
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  • Circulation  Journal
  • Keywords

  • Adult, Aged, Aorta, Blood Flow Velocity, Endpoint Determination, Female, Heart Failure, Heart-Assist Devices, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Vasodilation
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    Author List

  • Greenberg B; Czerska B; Delgado RM; Bourge R; Zile MR; Silver M; Klapholz M; Haeusslein E; Mehra MR; Mather P
  • Start Page

  • 1241
  • End Page

  • 1249
  • Volume

  • 118
  • Issue

  • 12