HeartMate 3 LVAD

With Full Maglev Flow Technology

HeartMate 3 LVAD

LVAD System Overview

Get to know the HeartMate 3 LVAD

The HeartMate 3™ LVAD is the most advanced LVAD yet. It is an advancing technology using Full MagLev™ Flow Technology, which helps protect the blood as it flows through the pump.

HeartMate 3 LVAD components

1. HeartMate 3 LVAD

Connected to the left side of the heart and moves oxygenated blood from the left ventricle to the rest of the body.

HeartMate 3 LVAD Pump

2. System Controller

Powers and controls the LVAD and is small enough to fit in a pocket. Includes emergency battery backup.

The controller of the HeartMate 3 LVAD.

3. Batteries

Provide up to 17 hours of uninterrupted power.


4. Modular Driveline

Facilitates simple replacement of externalized portion.

5. Mobile Power Unit (MPU)

Plugs into an electrical socket to provide power while indoors, at rest or asleep. Small, lightweight and mobile, the unit is designed to be extremely durable.

mobile power unit

HeartMate Touch™ Communication System

The HeartMate Touch™ Communication System is an intuitive and user-friendly tool setting a standard in left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patient care, offering clinical independence in patient management. The system provides flexibility, security and clinically relevant information to help manage your HeartMate LVAD patient.


Streamlined displays

Three user-friendly display views that provide the most critical clinical information for focused decision making

Monitor of the HeartMate Touch Communication System

Real-time trends and reporting:

Performance information and reporting, in real-time, without the wait

Interface for the HeartMate Touch Communication System

Alarm counters and checklists:

Helps you identify important patient management factors and easily keep track of implant tasks

Sample Implant Checklist in the HeartMate Touch Communication System

About the HeartMate 3 Coring Tool

The HeartMate 3 Coring Tool is a single-use accessory that provides an alternate option for surgeons during the implantation of the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD). This surgical enhancement tool is compatible with all HeartMate 3 Apical Cuffs, offers extended reach and stability during left ventricle coring, and simplifies the steps to resect the myocardial plug prior to inserting the HeartMate 3 Inflow Cannula. This simple and intuitive tool delivers ease of use and efficiency for both thoracotomy and sternotomy surgical approaches.

Abbott is committed to providing innovative products to give surgeons alternatives when implanting the HeartMate 3 LVAD — the next generation in LVAD therapy.

HeartMate 3 LVAD Coring Tool

The HeartMate 3 Coring Tool provides a means to resect a plug of myocardium up to 21mm in thickness from the left ventricle, which allows for HeartMate 3 LVAD Inflow Cannula insertion.

Three illustrations of the HeartMate 3 coring tool at different stages of the coring process

HeartMate 3 Coring Tool Offers Enhancements to LVAD Implanation

This short video offers a simple animated demonstration of the HeartMate 3 Coring Tool and describes the three simple steps to proper use.

Manuals & Resources

Manuals & Resources

Customer Service

Customer Service

HeartMate Touch Communication System Overview

The HeartMate Touch Communication System is intended for use by clinicians in the hospital to wirelessly monitor a patient’s HeartMate IITM Left Ventricular Assist System or HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System. The HeartMate Touch Communication System is required during implant procedures and any time close monitoring of system operation is needed. It provides clinicians with the ability to program system parameters such as pump speed, assess and track alarm conditions, and view and save performance data.

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