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David H. Prospective Patient

Dementia patient candidate for LVAD?

My husband has end stage heart failure and has the option to have an LVAD. As his caregiver, I am trying to find information on how well a person diagnosed with mild Alzheimers/dementia would be able to function with an LVAD, especially as his cognitive skills declined.  We have talked about what we can only imagine a person with cognitive impairment might experience.  Does anyone have any experience as a patient or caregiver with this issue?