REAL PATIENTS REAL STORIES

HeartWare HVAD System

OVERVIEW

VAD recipients share their journey with advanced heart failure and getting back to life with the HeartWare™ HVAD™ System. 

Results may vary. This is one person's experience and results are unique for each patient. Please talk with your doctor to see if it is right for you.


MARLANA'S STORY

Marlana: HeartWare HVAD System Patient Stories

As a busy mother and wife who developed heart failure during the delivery of her twins, Marlana is back spending time at home with her four children.
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JOHN'S STORY

John: HeartWare HVAD System Patient Stories

Three previous operations made it impossible to receive VAD surgery through John’s sternum. The less-invasive thoracotomy approach allowed him to get back to living.
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MELISSA'S STORY

Melissa: HeartWare HVAD System Patient Stories

As a young college student, Melissa was diagnosed with viral cardiomyopathy. See how her life has changed since living with HVAD System.
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PHIL'S STORY

Phil: HeartWare HVAD System Patient Stories

After several years of experiencing cardiomyopathy, Phil received the HVAD System and can return to playing music and spending time with his son.
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MIKE'S STORY

Mike: HeartWare HVAD System Patient Stories

An extreme lack of energy was slowing down Mike's capabilities prior to implantation. He reflects on his decision to receive the HVAD System and how he has changed.
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ADAM'S STORY

Adam: HeartWare HVAD System Patient Stories

When he was diagnosed with heart failure at 29, Adam endured several months of his deteriorating condition before receiving his HVAD.
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