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Can you have an lvad put in instead of a valve replacement surgery?

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In brief: Variable

Each are used for different diseases.
It is preferable to repair a faulty heart valve if that is the sole problem with the heart function.

In brief: Variable

Each are used for different diseases.
It is preferable to repair a faulty heart valve if that is the sole problem with the heart function.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: LVAD

There are specific indications for valve replacement and for lvad.
Generally those indications do not overlap.

In brief: LVAD

There are specific indications for valve replacement and for lvad.
Generally those indications do not overlap.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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