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Can your body reject a ventricular assist device vad?

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Dr. Mary Callahan
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: VAD

Not usually, these are mechanical devices and do not have tissues that would be rejected.
However because they are mechanical patients are kept on blood thinners because they can cause blood clots.

In brief: VAD

Not usually, these are mechanical devices and do not have tissues that would be rejected.
However because they are mechanical patients are kept on blood thinners because they can cause blood clots.
Dr. Mary Callahan
Dr. Mary Callahan
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