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Further ventricular assist devices can be divided into left ventricular assist devices (LVADs), right ventricular assist devices (RVADs), and biventricular assist devices (BIVADs).
There was a lack of large comparison groups of patients with RVF managed with medical treatment only, RVADs, or ECMO.
Two types of mechanical circulatory assistance have been described in the setting of RVF: (a) RV assist devices (RVAD) and (b) extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) .
(The aorta is the main artery that carries oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the body.) RVADs usually are used only for short-term support of the right ventricle after LVAD surgery or other heart surgery.
The two basic types of VAD are a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and a right ventricular assist device (RVAD).
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