Ventricular Assist Devices for Advanced Heart Failure


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Penn Heart & Vascular offers the HeartMate II® LVAD and the HeartWare® VAD for patients with advanced heart failure (ACCHA Stage D). Medical Director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program J. Eduardo Rame, MD, reveals how, with survival close to 70% at two years, these devices are quickly approaching standard of care for bridge-to-transplant and destination therapy at Penn Medicine.


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