Medical Program: Are VADs the Answer to the Heart Failure Epidemic?

Are VADs the Answer to the Heart Failure Epidemic?

With fewer hearts available for transplantation, cardiac assist devices now have a new role in addressing the unmet needs of heart failure patients.
  • Overview

    Following a successful ventricular assist device clinical trial, Dr. Jennifer Caudle is joined by Dr. Eduardo Rame, Medical Director of the Ventricular Assist Device Program and Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, to discuss how this innovative technology is improving survival rates and decreasing the risk of adverse effects, such as stroke, gastrointestinal bleeding, and infection, in heart failure patients.

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