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I am a new LVAD recipient about to leave the hospital after implant. I'm concerned about my shirts getting caught on my driveline. Any tips or suggestions on how to avoid this or how to best wear my tshirts
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How long does it typically take to do this process correctly? I have different nurses telling me different procedure steps! I’m so frustrated! How many times must you have completed the correct sterile protocol before you can be released from the hospital?
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Hello All, Quick background, I am 37 and got my LVAD put in when I was 36. I had blood clots in my widow maker artery, it resulted in 2 massive heart attacks and subsequentially, heart failure. I flatlined and came back 6 times within a 2 week period. I was in a coma for almost a month.I had some...
Questions about LVAD surgery
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My Dad had LVAD surgery 4 years ago, now it's time to replace battery. Has anyone experienced battery replacement and how was the outcome?