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how did the ventricular assist device (vad) change medicine?

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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Bridge 2 transplant: Vad's as a bridge to transplant have prolongued the candidates viability for cardiac transplant. Vad's as destination therapy have prolongued the quality of life for patients that are not cardiac transplant candidates.

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