Left Ventricular Assist Device Thrombosis Treated with Intravenous Tissue Plasminogen Activator in a Patient with COVID-19 Infection

Simone A Jarrett, Jafar Alzubi, Savalan Babapoor-Farrokhran, Zaid Ammari, Mohammad Al Sarie, Zachary Port, Farhan Hasni, Behnam Bozorgnia & Raphael Bonita
Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) implantation is an established treatment for patients with end-stage, systolic heart failure as a bridge to heart transplantation or destination therapy. LVAD pump thrombosis is a life-threatening complication than can be triggered by prothrombotic conditions such as infection. Management of pump thrombosis presents as both a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge that is associated with a high morbidity and mortality. We report a case of pump thrombosis in a patient with...
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