A 47-year-old member asked:
implantable defibrillator? is that what vp cheney had before transplant?
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Cardiology 37 years experience
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Cardiology 20 years experience
Partially.: Yes, he had an implantable defibrillator. He also had a ventricular assist device (vad). The VAD is what he was going around on the talk show circuits showing people.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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