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Table 2 Duration of support and exploratory outcomes in patients with and without device malfunctions

From: Controller and battery changes due to technical problems related to the HVAD® left ventricular assist device - a single center experience

Outcome With device malfunction
(n = 15)
Without device malfunction
(n = 7)
Duration of support (Days) overall
Dead 3 (20%) 5 (71%) 96.5 (30.5;472.3)
Remained on device 5 (33.5%) 0 1037 (350.5;1772)
Transplanted 5 (33.5%) 2 (29%) 380 (336;754)
Weaned after recovery 2 (13%) 0 709.5
  1. Duration of support is presented as median (interquartile range)