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About LVAD Talk and what is a LVAD

What is LVAD Talk?

LVAD Talk featuring The LVAD Nation is a podcast hosted by Shawn Connors, where we feature conversations with VADERS, heart transplant recipients, and caregivers, we discuss life before, during and after the LVAD.

What is a LVAD?

left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is a pump that is used for patients who have reached end-stage heart failure. It is surgically implanted and is a battery-operated, mechanical pump, which then helps the left ventricle (main pumping chamber of the heart) pump blood to the rest of the body.

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