December 2, 2020

New hope for Caribbean patients with end-stage heart failure

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September 14, 2015 – A new alternative to heart transplants could change the outlook for many patients in the advanced stages of congestive heart failure. The procedure is called left ventricular-assist device (LVAD or VAD), and it involves a mechanical pump that is implanted inside the patient’s chest to help a weakened heart ventricle pump […]