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Descriptor English:   Heart-Assist Devices 
Descriptor Spanish:   Corazón Auxiliar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Coração Auxiliar 
Synonyms English:   Artificial Heart Ventricle
Artificial Heart Ventricles
Artificial Ventricle
Artificial Ventricles
Assist Device, Ventricular
Assist Devices, Ventricular
Device, Heart-Assist
Device, Vascular-Assist
Device, Ventricle-Assist
Device, Ventricular Assist
Devices, Heart-Assist
Devices, Vascular-Assist
Devices, Ventricle-Assist
Devices, Ventricular Assist
Heart Assist Devices
Heart Ventricle, Artificial
Heart Ventricles, Artificial
Heart-Assist Device
Heart-Assist Pump
Heart-Assist Pumps
Pump, Heart-Assist
Pumps, Heart Assist
Pumps, Heart-Assist
Vascular Assist Devices
Vascular-Assist Device
Vascular-Assist Devices
Ventricle Assist Device
Ventricle, Artificial
Ventricle, Artificial Heart
Ventricle-Assist Device
Ventricle-Assist Devices
Ventricles, Artificial
Ventricles, Artificial Heart
Ventricular Assist Device
Ventricular Assist Devices  
Tree Number:   E04.050.430
Definition English:   Small pumps, often implantable, designed for temporarily assisting the heart, usually the LEFT VENTRICLE, to pump blood. They consist of a pumping chamber and a power source, which may be partially or totally external to the body and activated by electromagnetic motors. 
History Note English:   90(86); was see under ASSISTED CIRCULATION 1986-89 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AE adverse effects CL classification
EC economics ES ethics
HI history MI microbiology
PS parasitology PX psychology
ST standards SN statistics & numerical data
SD supply & distribution TD trends
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   28072 
Unique Identifier:   D006353 

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