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Do you or a loved one have advanced heart failure? You may have a lot of questions.

Heart failure is common. It's also a serious disease that can lead to death without treatment.1 Early on, heart failure can be managed with medicine and healthy choices. But as heart failure gets worse and the heart becomes weaker, medicine may be less effective. It’s normal to feel scared, worried, or stressed. But there are treatment options that can keep your heart beating like it should.

Understanding Heart Failure

Watch this video to learn more about heart failure, ways to manage it and possible treatment options.


Connect with People
who have a HeartMate 3 LVAD

HeartMate 3 LVAD Ambassadors and their caregivers understand firsthand the journey of heart failure. Ambassadors volunteer their time to share their stories with others who are experiencing heart failure.

References

  1. Mozzafarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, et al. on behalf of the American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Heart disease and stroke statistics—2016 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2016;133:e38-e360.
INDICATIONS, SAFETY & WARNINGS

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Brief Summary: Prior to using these devices, please review the Instructions For Use for a complete listing of indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, potential adverse events and directions for use.

HeartMate 3™ LVAS Indications: 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.

HeartMate 3 Contraindications: The HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System is contraindicated for patients who cannot tolerate, or who are allergic to, anticoagulation therapy.

HeartMate 3 Adverse Events: Adverse events that may be associated with the use of the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System include, but are not limited to those listed below: death, bleeding, cardiac arrhythmia, localized infection, right heart failure, respiratory failure, device malfunctions, driveline infection, renal dysfunction, sepsis, stroke, other neurological event (not strokerelated), hepatic dysfunction, psychiatric episode, venous thromboembolism, hypertension, arterial non-central nervous system (CNS), thromboembolism, pericardial fluid collection, pump pocket or pseudo pump pocket infection, myocardial infarction, wound dehiscence, hemolysis (not associated with suspected device thrombosis) and pump thrombosis.

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