ALVAS

AcronymDefinition
ALVASAbdominally Positioned Left Ventricular Assist System
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I embarked at Alicante, reached Genoa after a prosperous voyage, and proceeded thence to Milan, where I provided myself with arms and a few soldier's accoutrements; thence it was my intention to go and take service in Piedmont, but as I was already on the road to Alessandria della Paglia, I learned that the great Duke of Alva was on his way to Flanders.
Mr van Gelder said the service did not have the necessary information at the meeting about when Mr Alvas would be able to return to his duties.
Richard Ennis, representing Mr Alvas, said there had been delays in diagnosing his client's disabilities and the service failed to make reasonable adjustments to help him.