PM and Left Ventricle Assist Device

Just gathering thoughts and info..................can these two items co-exist?

--Dave--


1 Comments

Yes and usually do.....

by BOBTHOM - 2018-12-14 00:14:02

Yes, an LVAD and PM are often needed at the same time.  The LVAD pumps blood at a rate higher than a failing heart can.  The PM keeps the other chambers all electrically in sync so the rest of the heart can do it's job.

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