Vincenzo Tarzia



  1. Tarzia V, Bortolussi G, Bianco R, Buratto E, Bejko J, Carrozzini M, et al. Extracorporeal life support in cardiogenic shock: Impact of acute versus chronic etiology on outcome. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015;150:333-40 pubmed publisher
    ..In "chronic" heart failure, ECLS represents a bridge to a ventricular assist device or heart transplantation, whereas in "acute" settings, it offers a considerable chance of recovery, and is often the only required therapy. ..
  2. Tarzia V, Braccioni F, Bortolussi G, Buratto E, Gallo M, Bottio T, et al. Cardiopulmonary exercise testing responses to different external portable drivers in a patient with a CardioWest Total Artificial Heart. J Artif Organs. 2016;19:188-91 pubmed publisher
    ..This case highlights the potential utility of CPET as a means for monitoring and indicating timing of HTx in patients with CW-TAH, as well as the potential for clinical deterioration following portable driver substitution. ..
  3. Tarzia V, Di Giammarco G, Di Mauro M, Bortolussi G, Maccherini M, Tursi V, et al. From bench to bedside: Can the improvements in left ventricular assist device design mitigate adverse events and increase survival?. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016;151:213-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Further studies are needed to prove the favorable impact of pump-enhanced fluid dynamics on long-term results. ..