A patient reflects on a long and unexpected medical journey with little chance of survival, and how she reclaimed life.
LVADs, VADs and Other Assist Devices
Knowing how to operate and care for a ventricular assist device doesn’t just give patients confidence to leave the hospital.
Patients who receive an implanted mechanical pump to support heart function must follow certain lifestyle guidelines. A nurse explains the basics.
Aortic stenosis can’t keep this six-time National Senior Games medal winner out of the water.
Michigan Medicine patient Eddie Craig is thankful for the heart pump that is keeping him alive until he can undergo a transplant.