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Table 5 Adverse events

From: The Lebanese left ventricular assist device experience, a success story despite the odds

Pump thrombosis requiring thrombolysis (10) 12%
CVA ischemic (5) 6%
CVA hemorrhagic (11) 14%
Gastrointestinal bleeding (15) 19%
Severe aortic regurgitation (1) 1%
Moderate aortic regurgitation (20) 25%
Driveline infection (22) 28%
Pump exchange (4) 5%
Pump malfunction (1) 1%
Dialysis (3) 4%
RVF (7) 9%
ECMO for RVF (2) 3%