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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.
What is an LVAD and How Does it Work?
What is Congestive Heart Failure?
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Does anyone have problems with batt. Clips I put them in my pocket to do things every once in a while batt. Beeps
Patient and Caregiver Forums
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My heart was damaged by a chemo drug and that's why I have heartmatelll. Did anyone else have that experience?
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I received a HeartMate III LVAD on 1/25/19. I have been home from the hospital for 5 days and I am using a Thoratec vest that was given to me at the hospital. I am ready to order mens clothing to accommodate my LVAD and would appreciate some advice. The batteries are now hanging on my side and the...
Questions about LVAD surgery
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My father experiences Stage Four (D) Heart Failure, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Chronic Atrial Fibrilation, Pulmonary Hypertension (due to left heart disease) and CKD Stage Three. He underwent the LVAD procedure on Friday, April 26. Six days later he remains on a ventilator under heavy sedation. He has...