Oral Communication

Left ventricle assist device:rehabilitation and management programmes

Dr Marie Claire BOITEUXa

a clinique cardiologique

Progress in the medical management of patients with heart failure with systolic dysfunction has been accompanied by a significant improvement in survival and quality of life.These strategies have also resulted in changes in the clinical profile as well as an increase in the number of patients with advanced heart fealure.The technological developments in left ventricular assist devices provid real hope for these patients.This article related our experience of managment and rehabilitation program realized.