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

important information about the HVADTM system

HVADTM system videos

HVAD Patient and Caregiver Instructional Video - (19:07)


Consult your GP or cardiologist if you have signs of heart failure or if your symptoms worsen.

Your doctor can provide you with comprehensive information about further treatment and hospitals in which VAD therapy is offered — should this be recommended in your case.

Brief Statement

Information contained herein does not replace the recommendations of your healthcare professional. See the device manual for detailed information regarding the instructions for use, indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and potential adverse events. For further information, contact your Health Care Professional.