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What does successful bridging with the implantable left ventricular assist device lead to?
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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Hopefully transplant
The device u speak of is also refered to as an lvad.
The device serves as a 'bridge' to keep people stable while they wait for a donor heart to become available.

In brief: Hopefully transplant
The device u speak of is also refered to as an lvad.
The device serves as a 'bridge' to keep people stable while they wait for a donor heart to become available.
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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Dr. Thomas Person
Surgery - Thoracic
In brief: Keeps you alive
Bridging with a left ventricular assist device (lvad) implies that the device is intended to keep you alive until you get a heart transplant.
It can also help control kidney failure and pulmonary hypertension that can develop from decompensated heart failure.

In brief: Keeps you alive
Bridging with a left ventricular assist device (lvad) implies that the device is intended to keep you alive until you get a heart transplant.
It can also help control kidney failure and pulmonary hypertension that can develop from decompensated heart failure.
Dr. Thomas Person
Dr. Thomas Person
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