Mechanical Circulatory Support: Full to Partial Support

Dr. Valluvan Jeevanandam, professor of surgery at The University of Chicago Medicine, provides a brief overview of the natural heart and discusses the evolution of mechanical circulatory support devices.  

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Valluvan Jeevanandam, MD

Chief, Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Valluvan Jeevanandam specializes in the surgical management of heart failure, and is an expert in high-risk cardiac surgery. He has performed more than 1,000 heart transplants -- including the total artificial heart -- and countless ...

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