Providers’ differential decision-making must be addressed to equalize chance of survival for heart failure patients, researchers say.
LVADs, VADs and Other Assist Devices
Hospitals across the country are teaming up to improve outcomes in kids who need mechanical heart pumps for congenital heart disease or heart failure.
A new national policy was created to make determining who receives a heart transplant more fair. But new data shows it changed some practice patterns, too.
New research suggests LVADs may not solve mitral regurgitation for some patients with poor right heart function.
A team of researchers are looking at all angles to figure out how to reduce the rates of health-care-associated infections for patients who get ventricular assist devices.
Recent approval from the FDA for HeartMate 3 opens the door to an important option for people with advanced heart failure.