Ventricular Assist Devices as Bridge to Transplantation: What You Need To Know

In this video, Mayo Clinic heart surgeon Dr. John Stulak discusses ventricular assist devices VAD, including the HeartMate II and Heartware HVAD, both of which are Food and Drug Administration- approved as a bridge to support patients prior to receiving a heart transplant. VAD therapy has consistently demonstrated significant improvement in both patient survival and functional status for advanced heart failure.

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