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A left ventricular assist device is a mechanical device that circulates blood throughout the body when the heart is too weak to pump blood on its own.
In a review of 403 patients who have received left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) at the German Heart Institute in Berlin since 1987, the 116 patients who were older than 60 years were 2.
Anesthesia for left ventricular assist device placement.
WASHINGTON -- Cannula obstruction and inflow valve regurgitation of left ventricular assist devices may contribute to recurrent heart failure in long-term users of the devices, according to findings from a small review study.
com), manufacturer of the HeartAssist 5[TM] left ventricular assist device (LVAD), was selected as one of the Top 50 Emerging Companies in the nation's largest venture capital competition, the Sixth Annual Pitching Across America competition.
The likelihood that a patient with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) will require surgery unrelated to the LVAD is increasing as a result of growing clinical experience with such devices, the development of longer lasting LVADs, and growth in indications for permanent devices, Devin M.
Industry Veteran to Bring HeartAssist 5 Left Ventricular Assist Device to Asia Subcontinent, Australia and New Zealand
The device, called a left ventricular assist device (LVAD), is the latest generation of heart assist devices.
Despite this, many patients who are at least 60 years old can often benefit from a left ventricular assist device, Peer M.
Table 16: Heartmate II (DT) - Fibrinolytic activation during long-term support with the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device.
Specifically, Defendants failed to disclose that the Company's HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Device had significant risk of pump thrombosis, causing numerous fatalities.

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