Lourdes Health Talk

Shared Care LVAD Program

January 8, 201710 min
According to the CDC, approximately five million adults in the United States suffer from heart failure. Lourdes new program in LVADs offers hope for patients with severely debilitated hearts.LVADs are implantable mechanical pumps that enhance the output of the heart. LVADs help to extend the lives of end-stage heart disease patients, temporarily supplement the pumping capacity of hearts recovering from surgery or support the patient waiting for heart transplantation.Listen as Robert Mohapatra, MD explains how Lourdes new program in LVADs offers hope for patients with severely debilitated hearts.

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