HeartMate 3™ LVAD can be used to help a heart pump for many reasons. Depending on your situation, it may be used as:
Bridge to Transplant:
To support the heart until the best donor heart is available for transplant.
Destination or Chronic Therapy:
To support the heart, decrease heart failure symptoms and improve overall quality of life.
Bridge to Recovery:
To support the heart if there is a chance the heart will recover.
Bridge to Decision:
To support the heart until a decision can be made by the family and medical team regarding next steps (surgeries or medications).
HeartMate 3™ LVAD
may help reduce heart failure symptoms and improve quality of life as you continue along your journey.
Is this VAD Right for Me?
Find out if a continuous flow VAD is right for you.