If your patient experiences any of the following, refer them to a heart failure specialist for evaluation for advanced heart failure therapies, including LVAD therapy.1
The HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist System is indicated for providing short- and long-term mechanical circulatory support (e.g., as bridge to transplant or myocardial recovery, or destination therapy) in adult and pediatric patients with advanced refractory left ventricular heart failure and with an appropriate body surface area.
Evaluating a heart failure patient for advanced therapies requires the integration of clinical, imaging, hemodynamic, functional and biomarker data.
The following tests and patient information may be needed when referring a patient for advanced heart failure evaluation and LVAD therapy.2
When you refer your advanced heart failure patients to a HeartMate LVAD implant center, you can reassure them that: