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Anyone able to.wear jeans again after lvad? I used to live in jeans but now they seem to press on my driveline site too much. I've basically been living in pajama/lounge pants and getting tired of them. Any suggestions for pants? None of the lvad gear has suited me. I feel like a football player...
Dizziness, fainting and a low PI
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I am writing this in hope of finding someone with some advice. Perhaps someone out there has experienced the following sympoms and has found healing. My father, is currently in the hospital and his team doesn't know for sure what is causing his constant dizziness and low PI. He has also experienced...
Looking for a Heartmate III mobile power unit and cables.
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My husband received a Heartmate III on 3/7 this year. He would like to have an extra mobile power unit and cables to keep in our family room as that is where we do most of our relaxing. Please let me know if you have an extra. We live in the Chicago area.
A neat new way of carrying batteries!
Last activity 20 hours 14 minutes
My father just purchased this small backpack at Walmart, and he is excited to share that he loves carrying his batteries this way! Perhaps someone handy with sewing bags could really make something like this super lvad friendly. He’s very active, and said that having the batteries off of his mid...