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Managing advanced heart failure Ventricular
Assist Device
(VAD)

HVADTM SYSTEM Urgent product update

Medtronic has stopped the distribution and sale of the HVAD™ System as of June 3, 2021, and has notified physicians to cease new implants of the Medtronic HVAD™ System and transition to an alternative commercial LVAD for all future implants. Prophylactic explant of the HVAD™ System is not recommended at this time.

Information for patients

What is advanced heart failure?

Information about the symptoms of advanced heart failure.

Learn more about heart failure

Treatment
options for
advanced heart failure

Find out more about the different treatment options available for advanced heart failure.

Learn more about treatment options

The HVADTM system

Learn more about the HVADTM system.

Information about the HVADTM system

Resources for HVADTM patients

Important information for HVADTM patients available to download.

See resources