HeartMate 3 LVAD

With Full Maglev Flow Technology

Patient Education

Patients with advanced heart failure may not fully grasp that heart failure is a serious, progressive disease. They may not realize how sick they truly are until it’s too late.

You can help your patients understand if HeartMate 3™ LVAD therapy might be a treatment option before their heart failure worsens, giving them more time to decide and plan for treatment.


What Is a Left Ventricular Assist Device?

Time may run out for patients put on the heart transplantation waiting list. The condition may require earlier intervention than a donor heart would become available. Some patients may benefit from a left ventricular assist device (LVAD).

Meeting Bob
Meet Bob. He was in need of intervention and would not have lived long without it. HeartMate 3 has given Bob his life back.

Running Out of Time Without a HeartMate 3 LVAD
Time was running out for Aiste. Thanks to HeartMate 3, Aiste's life is moving forward again.

Jan's Life With a HeartMate 3 LVAD
HeartMate 3 is helping 1000's of people around the world live active lives. Discover how HeartMate 3 helped Jan enjoy life again.4

Returning to a Normal Life
Did you know shortness of breath is one of the symptoms of heart failure? Watch Eddy’s story and learn how the collaboration between the lung specialist and cardiologist saved his life. Eventually, the HeartMate 3 LVAD was Eddy’s only option. And now he is back on his job like before.

My LVAD and Me Became Best Friends
Marc was living an active life when acute heart failure changed everything. After a long period in Intensive Care, the HeartMate 3 LVAD was implanted to save his life while waiting for a heart transplant. Thanks to the device Marc can live a full life again playing golf and hiking with his wife.

An LVAD Gave Peter His (Quality of) Life Back
Peter followed a whole treatment path while his quality of life decreased until the only option was the HeartMate 3 LVAD. The HeartMate 3 is helping thousands of people around the world live active lives. Discover how HeartMate 3 helped Peter get his life back and even discover a new hobby.

Patient Education Brochure

This brochure defines heart failure (HF) and describes its various stages and classes. It also presents potential treatments for HF, introducing the HeartMate 3 LVAD.

Live a More Active Life with an LVAD

Learn more about heart failure and review helpful information about living life with an LVAD.

Manuals & Resources

Manuals & Resources

 Customer Service

Customer Service

This device is commercially available for use in select international markets.

*Based on published data from separate datasets, which may involve different patient populations and other variables. Not a head-to-head comparison. Data presented for informational purposes only.


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  2. Khush KK, Cherikh WS, Chambers DC, et al. The International Thoracic Organ Transplant Registry of the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation: Thirty-fifth Adult Heart Transplant Report-2018: Focus Theme: Multiorgan Transplantation. J Heart Lung Transplant 2018:37:1155-1168.
  3. Mehra MR, Uriel N, Naka Y, et al. A Fully Magnetically Levitated Ventricular Assist Device-Final Report. N Engl J Med. 2019;380:1618-1627.
  4. Abbott Data on File. MAT-2002006

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