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What is the typical survival of a patient with left ventricular assist device?

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: A few years

Much progress is happening in this area that enables improved longevity from a few months to possibly a few years --.

In brief: A few years

Much progress is happening in this area that enables improved longevity from a few months to possibly a few years --.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: No typical

There is no 'typical survival' for an lvad patient.
You live what you live. That said, heartmate ii receivers have been reported to have about 70% 2 year survival.

In brief: No typical

There is no 'typical survival' for an lvad patient.
You live what you live. That said, heartmate ii receivers have been reported to have about 70% 2 year survival.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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