lvad

Building a Future

the MWHC Blog Team June 03, 2016

Alberto Gomez is the owner of a Washington, D.C.-based construction company who has always enjoyed good health, and who has…

From angry to eager: Tools to manage the emotions involved with getting an LVAD

Tonya Elliott, RN, Program Coodinator, Mechanical Circulatory Support, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute February 16, 2018

When patients find out they need a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) to treat their advanced heart failure, they go…

How we help LVAD patients fight infection at home

Tonya Elliott, RN, Program Coodinator, Mechanical Circulatory Support, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute June 21, 2018

Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) have saved and extended the lives of thousands of patients with heart failure. These small,…