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Implantatation of the Jarvik 2000 left ventricular assist device without the use of cardiopulmonary bypass.
Yancy explained that the technologic breakthrough that has finally brought destination therapy to the fore is the development of small, reliable, totally implantable left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) featuring continuous-flow rotary pumps.
For these patients, the best option is either a left ventricular assist device or a heart transplant.
The left ventricular assist device (LVAD) fulfills the pumping duties of the left ventricle, which is responsible for pumping blood through the aorta to most of the body.
But last year his heart capacity plummeted and in July he was fitted with his left ventricular assist device.
But once he came to Mayo and was implanted with a left ventricular assist device, his life was greatly enhanced.
After a series of recent tests and discussions with my doctors, I decided to take advantage of one of the new technologies available and have a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) implanted," Politico quoted Cheney, as saying in a statement.
The HeartMate II implantable left ventricular assist device benefits women as well as men who are waiting for heart transplants, according to a new study presented Nov.
For patients with severe heart failure, an implanted mechanical pump known as a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) can be a life-sustaining treatment.
She had been on the transplant list for "three years, three months and six days" revealed her husband Robert, and she had survived the past two years on her failing old heart thanks to a mechanical enhancement - the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD).
WASHINGTON -- Receipt of a left ventricular assist device at an older age may adversely affect long-term, but not short-term survival with the device, Evgenij V.
Left Ventricular Assist Device is expected to touch 4 Billion Euro by 2025

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