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At MyLVAD our mission is to help improve the quality of life and outcomes for people living in the LVAD world. We hope to provide information, support, direction, and inspiration for those who live with LVADs.
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What is Congestive Heart Failure?
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Hello Everyone again, i have a Heartmate II for almost 3 years now. Not a candidate for transplant, too healthy,, antibodies too high. However, the Dr. wants to put on entresto and continue on coreg to possibly remodel the heart and bring up the EF. There is more information, but no need to bore you...
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Any news of development of smaller batteries and if so when are they likely to be implemented - Thanks
Patient and Caregiver Forums
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Does anyone test their INR at home? Was it worth the investment? Were you able to get insurance to pick up any of the cost of the device?
New to LVADs
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Hi, hello, good afternoon! My husband is jumping through the hoops to get qualified for the Heartmate II. We're just about done and meeting with the LVAD surgeon in just a week. I don't see many recent posts and it concerns me dearly. My husband is not a bridge to transplant due to his age (73) and...