Log in or register to post comments Last Post Mike M. Recipient Sporting Events Wed, 12/04/2019 - 10:11PM How do you handle sporting events with a metal detector? I wouldn’t expect the attendants to know anything about LVADs or to be amenable to a letter about LVADs. Thoughts or experiences? Many thanks. Log in or register to post comments 102 reads #1 Garicke R. sporting events Mon, 12/09/2019 - 10:47AM it is really no big deal. No letter needed. Normally is just a hand wand and you show your equipment and all good. I have done college and pro sporting events and no issue. #2 Bruce G. Easier than TSA! Just tell… Mon, 12/09/2019 - 3:06PM Easier than TSA! Just tell them you have a heart pump and need special screening. Have always been treated very kindly and respectfully. Enjoy!! #3 Donna B. Sporting Events Mon, 12/09/2019 - 4:00PM Has been a piece of cake for me. Just tell them you have a medical device and they very graciously let you through. #4 Meghan C. As everyone else said, just… Mon, 12/16/2019 - 1:34PM As everyone else said, just let them know about the lvad and people are usually good about it. We go to the Raven's games alot and they even have a medical assistant entrance you can go through and i know the Eagles have it as well! It doesn't hurt to look at the arena you plan on attending to see if they have a special entrance as well!