Knowing how to operate and care for a ventricular assist device doesn’t just give patients confidence to leave the hospital.
LVADs, VADs and Other Assist Devices
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.
A young man finds the courage to pursue his lifelong passions after a diagnosis of congestive heart failure and a successful transplant surgery.