Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 24th, 2005
The patient, Cornelius King, a resident of Cicero, New York, was implanted first with biventricular BVS 5000 and then AB5000 support following an acute myocardial infarction, also known as an AMI or heart attack, with subsequent cardiogenic shock. King also suffered acute kidney failure as a result of the heart attack and required dialysis.
While on biventricular heart support with the AB5000, his condition stabilized and his overall circulation...
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