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HeartMate 3 LVAD Therapy

Real People, Real Stories

Here is what real people have to say about life after receiving their HeartMate 3™ LVAD:

Loren’s Story

Loren was told he had advanced heart failure and wondered how he was going to live is life. His symptoms progressed while waiting for a heart transplant to the point where he could no longer wait. Hear about his experience with LVAD therapy.

Tyrone’s Story

Tyrone experienced a traumatic event that caused a shock to his heart. After being diagnosed with heart failure in 2012, he was told he had 6-months to live. See how LVAD therapy helped him regain his quality of life.

Elizabeth’s Story

Elizabeth was experiencing symptoms that were concerning, so she went to urgent care and was quickly diagnosed with heart failure. The HeartMate 3 LVAD has given her more time to spend with her family, and the freedom to go about her life.

Dantrell’s Story

Dantrell was playing basketball with his family when he started to symptoms of heart failure. See why his decision to get an LVAD helped him continue living his life on his terms.

Kyla’s Story

After two healthy pregnancies, Kyla's third pregnancy caused peripartum cardiomyopathy. Here's how she was able to have hope again and why she calls LVAD therapy her "saving grace.”

Martha’s Story

Martha tried diet, exercise, medicines, and a defibrillator. When those stopped working, she got another chance with LVAD therapy. Now she says, buoyed by the love of her two daughters, “I’m not stopping.”

Bouba’s Story

Since receiving his HeartMate 3 LVAD, Bouba has been able to maintain consistent energy and spend time with his young children. Listen to his experience and hear why he was excited to receive LVAD therapy.

David’s Story

Medication wasn’t helping alleviate David’s congestive heart failure symptoms, so his doctor recommended the HeartMate 3. See what he’s been able to do since.

Ron’s Story

After a surprising decline with heart failure, Ron received a HeartMate 3 LVAD. See how he went from feeling he didn't have much time left to enjoying activities with his wife and grandkids again.

Associated risk of LVAD therapy can include bleeding, stroke, thrombosis and other possible adverse events.

“My life changed, for the better. I woke up refreshed, I woke up feeling like a million bucks.”

— Martha, HeartMate 3 LVAD Recipient


Find a Heart Failure LVAD Clinic

Need help finding an LVAD clinic near you? Our LVAD clinic finder will connect you with an advanced heart failure care team in your area. Call 1-855-7-HeartMate (1-855-743-2786).

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Additional Information

These materials are not intended to replace your doctor’s advice or information. For any questions or concerns you may have regarding the medical procedures, devices and/or your personal health, please discuss these with your physician.

These testimonials relate an account of an individual’s response to the treatment. The patient’s account is genuine, typical and documented. However, it does not provide any indication, guide, warranty or guarantee as to the response other persons may have to the treatment. Responses to the treatment discussed can and do vary and are specific to the individual patient.

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