When the Lavare™ Cycle is enabled, HVAD™ is the only VAD designed to automatically increase both ventricular and pump washing.1 Additionally, the Lavare Cycle can be toggled on and off according to your patient’s needs.
The Lavare Cycle's unique once-a-minute operation is gentle enough that the patient is unlikely to notice it, but is strong enough to potentially reduce blood stasis in the left ventricle.1,2
The Lavare Cycle Overview Video - (01:34)
An overview of the Lavare Cycle's unique once-a-minute operation, designed to automatically increase both ventricular and pump washing.
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Data on file with Medtronic as of May 2018.
HVAD System Instructions for Use. HeartWare, Inc., Framingham, MA, USA. 01/17.