Archivio: July 2008

Left Ventricular Assist Device: LVAD

VAD is the acronym of Ventricular Assist Device and consists of an implantable pulsatile pump powered with rechargeable batteries that provides to impress to the blood physiological pressure and the flow in a patient whose heart , affected for example by dilated cardiomyopathy , is no longer able to pump adequate amounts of blood. In Continue Reading