Medtronic’s HVAD Heart Pump FDA Approved for Less Invasive Implantation

Medtronic’s HVAD System, a left ventricular assist device, can now be implanted via a thoracotomy, a less invasive procedure than a median sternotomy. Moreover, a thoracotomy means that future procedures that may require access through the chest can still be performed in what are already risky patients.

The HVAD System is indicated for thos (Read more...)

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