Left Ventricular Assist Devices confused the heck out of me, so I thought I’d go through some of the anatomy and physiology of these things. Then everything seemed to make a bit more sense.
Anatomy and Physiology of the Heart… with an LVAD
I misspoke in this video. Dick Cheney did not have ‘destination therapy’ but ‘bridge-to-treatment’ therapy. He eventually got a heart transplant.
Pathophysiology of the Heart… with an LVAD
Please let me know if things don’t make sense, if they’re flat out wrong, or whatever you’d like.