discover Why HVAD

Discover the latest advancements in VAD therapy, including an enhanced driveline and smart technology. This is HVAD, enhanced.
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Discover The Enhanced
Carbothane Driveline

Built on the historic performance of the Medtronic HVAD™ System driveline technology, the enhanced driveline provides a reliable and more flexible, UV-resistant outer sheath.1

  • 40% greater flexibility*1
  • Increased durability*1
  • UV protection*1

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Smart Technology for Advanced
Patient Management

Autologs™ 1.2 is the latest update to our industry-leading device management service, providing transparent data as an integral part of the user-friendly HeartWare System.


  • Gain key insights into the pump’s performance to efficiently troubleshoot complications.
  • Conveniently record changes to system settings.
  • Determine if patients are not using their equipment properly or require additional training.
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Discover continuous innovation

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  • HVAD sintering
  • Increased coring tool diameter
  • Optimized antiplatelet therapy2
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  • Introduced Controller 2.0, the latest HVAD Controller providing patients greater freedom with fewer battery changes and fewer alarms.
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  • Introduced optimized surgical tools to accommodate various implant procedures.
  • Incorporated a driveline, enhanced with carbothane, designed to provide increased durability and flexibility.
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  • Introduced Autologs 1.2, delivering comprehensive logfile data in seconds and streamlining device management.

2020 AND BEYOND Continuous Innovation Imagine What's Next


Compared to the previous HVAD driveline.



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Slaughter MS, Pagani FD, McGee EC, et al. HeartWare ventricular assist system for bridge to transplant: combined results of the bridge to transplant and continued access protocol trial. J Heart Lung Transplant. July 2013;32(7):675-683.

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