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Heart Assist Devices

Learn more about ventricular assist devices and read some of the heart pump stories from Texas Heart Institute.

In the news — November 17, 2011
Implanting Heart Pump to Limit Heart Muscle Damage after Heart Attack
Interventional cardiologists affiliated with THI at St. Luke's recently implanted the first two patients in the nation with a tiny heart pump in a feasibility trial to determine the pump's potential to limit damage to heart muscle following a STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction). Read the full news release to learn about the FDA-approved trial and the first enrolled patients.
 

Ask a Texas Heart Institute DoctorWhich is better, Heart Mate II or HVAD? — response by Dr. William Cohn.

 


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