HVAD Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Medtronic HVAD™ System

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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.

Indications, Safety, and Warnings

Product Details

Patient and Provider Support Program

There is nothing more important to Medtronic than the safety and well-being of patients. Although we have stopped distribution and sale of the HVAD™ System, we are committed to serving the needs of the approximately 4,000 patients currently implanted with the device and the clinicians who care for these patients.

HVAD System Logfiles and Autologs

Overview of how logfiles are created and link to Submit your HVAD System logfiles using the secure Autologs upload website.

Medtronic Academy

Medtronic Academy offers educational content on the HVAD System at your fingertips. Content is organized by topic and clinician type and is available in various formats, from downloadable reference guides to interactive courses.

HVAD System Instructional Videos

Clinician instructional video library on the use of the HVAD System.

Durable Medical Equipment Provider

Orthodynamics Company, Inc (ODI) provides VAD patients with the supplies they need, when they need it. Delivering specialized patient care since 1997, ODI services include: 

  • Home health checks from ODI licensed clinicians 

  • Tracking of equipment, INR and patient vitals 

ODI is a CMS credentialed durable medical equipment (DME) and independent diagnostic testing facility (IDTF) provider.  Their services can be customized to fit VAD centers and the needs of their patients and are at no additional cost to the hospital. 

Contact Kraig Kincaid at kraig.kincaid@od-inc.com to learn how ODI can support your HVAD patient management needs. 

The above information was provided by ODI, and Medtronic has not confirmed the accuracy of such information.  ODI is a standalone service provider; ODI is not affiliated with Medtronic, and there is no financial relationship between ODI and Medtronic.  Medtronic does not endorse, and is not responsible or liable for, ODI’s services.