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