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Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

Can someone who has had LVAD surgery to pump your blood tell me how you’re feeling now compared to before surgery

A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Check it out Dan it’s amazing what they can do with todays knowledge.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Wow ! I’m in with a group of people ! I’ve never heard of LVAD that’ll give me something to google and learn about

posted about 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

Thanks for your answer. That’s pretty much what I figured after already going through open heart surgery.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

After surgery it is like open heart surgeries. I felt better after i woke and the tubes removed. I had energy and could breath. My first walk was painful but i was able to walk farther than i had in over a year. After the chest heals you by that time have a new normal with the dressing changes. And the medications become a normal routine the hardest part is the coumadin. Or warfren management and not to eat green vegetables or eat the same amount every day. For me it saved my life.

posted about 3 years ago
A MyHeartDiseaseTeam Member said:

13 months and yes it was a bridge. I had the heartmate 2

posted about 3 years ago
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