Third-Generation LVADs: Has Anything Changed?

Avi Levine, Alan Gass

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Abstract

The field of durable left ventricular assist devices has advanced dramatically since its introduction into the clinical realm. From the first-generation pulsatile HeartMate XVE device to the second-generation continuous axial flow HeartMate-2 to the current third-generation centrifugal flow devices, the left ventricular assist device has undergone significant evolution.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-301
Number of pages9
JournalCardiology in Review
Volume27
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Nov 2019
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • centrifugal flow
  • left ventricular assist devices
  • third generation LVAD

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