Left Ventricular Assist Device

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Last Updated: 09 May 2022

A left ventricular assist device is a mechanical heart dental implant that aids a damaged heart pump blood to the body. Similar to any surgery, there are threats included, however the LVAD can be the difference between life and fatality for a heart failure patient whose heart is very weak. A left ventricular assist device-- called an LVAD-- can assist a heart compromised by heart failure.

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