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something, as a machine, devised for a particular function

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an element or a component in a decorative composition

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an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

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The LVAD team includes Cardiologists, Cardiac Surgeons, Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Intensivist, Electrophysiologist, Pulmunologist, Nephrologist, Endocrinologist, Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist, Infectious Disease Specialist, and Clinical Nutritionists.
00 per pound, the composites and thermoplastics utilized today become very attractive when analyzing our current, 800-pound metal LVAD cab.
A retrospective chart review of eligible medical records was completed for all patients who received a HeartMate II or HeartWare LVAD at a large, academic medical center that offers a full spectrum of cardiothoracic procedures including heart and lung transplantation and mechanical circulatory support.
The primary efficacy endpoint of the study is the number of temporary weans from LVAD tolerated over 12 months.
Patients will receive either the HeartMate II LVAD or OMM (drug therapy).
It was then that the cardiac team at Fortis Malar took a decision to perform the HeartMate II LVAD implant surgery on him.
It is the smallest and lightest full support LVAD in the world, weighing only 92 grams, and is nearly silent.
This is the first LVAD trial to use a registry as a control arm--which broke new ground as far as what the FDA accepts for trial data.
Known as a left ventricular assist device, or LVAD, the device is driven by external batteries and a computer, which control a turbine near the heart.
Patients or their surrogates thus may conclude the LVAD is more burdensome than beneficial and request withdrawal of the device (the device is turned off).
His LVAD acts as a spinning motor, or fan, that draws blood from the heart's main pumping chamber, the left ventricle, and propels it out the aorta to the body.
Data on the long-term survival of LVAD patients are still being recorded.
The LVAD was inserted into his defective heart and has now taken over the functions of the left ventricle, the dominant chamber which is responsible for pumping oxygenated blood via the aorta to the rest of the body.
Then I had an LVAD (Left Ventricular Assisted Device) implanted to help the fluid flow through my heart.