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something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

something invented

an element or a component in a decorative composition

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an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

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something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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we put in SynCardia Total Artificial Hearts and BiVADs and what we found was (many) more patients made it to transplant with a SynCardia Heart than made it with a BiVAD.
The unique challenges for the physical therapist were physiologic monitoring of the patient on a BiVAD without ventricles and ensuring team efficiency for medical management of the patient while undergoing rehabilitation.
She faced great odds of expiring and was not in any condition to immediately endure a complicated surgical BiVAD insertion or another transplant, even if another organ was immediately available.
The young patient was placed on the AB5000 BiVAD for 57 days of support and then returned home with his native heart.
Standard BiVAD pumps sit outside of the body and are plagued by an extremely high complication and mortality rate.