LVAD


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
LVADLeft Ventricular Assist Device(s)
LVADLow Velocity Air Drop
LVADLow Velocity Aerial Delivery
References in periodicals archive ?
This RMAT designation allows for multidisciplinary, comprehensive interactions with the FDA to support the efficient development of and potential accelerated approval pathway for Mesoblast's allogeneic MPCs in the treatment of heart failure patients with LVADs.
l-r) The core surgical team of Philippine's 1st LVAD implantation: St.
Jevan was given his son's LVAD heart pump by surgeons and is getting it made into a unique memento for when his son is older.
The Inca PV system and high-fidelity pressure-volume catheters will provide a detailed analysis of the impact that LVADs have on RV function.
LVADs supplement the pumping of blood by weak hearts.
Health center staff, campus police and upper management in the Residential Life department received LVAD training; residential staff taught resident assistants.
Theoretically, a company like Local Motors can build their Strati today, and, by tomorrow, with a TDP and 3D models, produce LVAD cabs on the same manufacturing floor.
We took out a piece of heart muscle -- double the size of a dirham coin -- and implanted the LVAD, which took over the function of the left ventricle," Dy Nooryani said, adding that this device also aided the right ventricle and normal pumping was restored.
Guglin and her associates at the University of Kentucky Lexington, reported their experience with 50 patients who received an LVAD during 2002-2012 and had type 2 diabetes just before they received a device, with an average Hb[A.
10,11) A third generation pump with a continuous-flow, centrifugal design currently used as a bridge-to-transplant is now undergoing research trials for use as a destination therapy LVAD.
The key objectives of using Mesoblast's Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs) in end-stage heart failure patients are to improve heart muscle function sufficiently to reduce the need for LVAD support, and to reduce the long-term complications of LVAD implantation which result in recurrent hospitalizations.
The second was an LVAD, or left ventricular assist device, which is ultimately what Cheney opted for.