Posts Tagged ‘pump thrombosis’

November 27th, 2013

Physicians Report Alarming Increase in LVAD Pump Thrombosis

Cardiac physicians from three top institutions report an abrupt and highly troubling increase over the last two years in the incidence of pump thrombosis in patients who have received the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device (LVAD) manufactured by Thoratec. The current investigation, published online in the New England Journal of Medicine, was initially prompted by an observed […]