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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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My husband, Michael had his LVAD implanted in August 2019 after much discussion and lots of defib shocks. He has been in heart failure since his heart attack in 2017... well as of June 2020 it has been determined by his team that a heart transplant will not happen for him. He hasn’t been able to...
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Last activity 2 days 16 hours
Nine years ago today, Prof Phil Spratt and the wonderful, dedicated Heart team from St. Vincent's Hospital in Sydney (Australia) inserted my Heartware LVAD and consequently extended my life another 9 years to date. I have been very fortunate to have used this time wisely and to the maximum with...
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Hi, my husband passed 10/8/20 he received his Vad 2/20. I have all his equipment extra batteries, wall unit,,bags, vest, book, battery charger, drive line bandages n ect. Would like it to go to someone that can use it. Thx
Last activity 4 days 3 hours
My husband is possibly going to get an lvad shortly. Will he be able to learn how to maintain his own driveline. I like to travel and would like him to be able to do this while I am away.