Thought leaders in this emerging field will convene over the course of one week to share ideas, learn and create pathways to deliver cutting edge care to pediatric and young adult cerebrovascular and stroke patients.
Some heart failure patients may need a VAD to pump their blood. These devices can be associated with adverse events such as strokes, bleeding, or infection. Using quality improvement and research methodology we’ve decreased stroke rates by 50% and continue to focus on decreasing all VAD therapy complications.
Published on March 5, 2022, Decreased Risk of Strokes in Children with Ventricular Assist Devices Within ACTION focused on characterizing strokes in children with ventricular assist devices. This review included …