"The devices we've been developing and testing are either ventricular assist devices or artificial hearts. They are all pumps of some type, but they each work differently for a specific function," explains Dr. Bud Frazier, who has been instrumental in the development of many of the devices.
An historic milestone for THI
1,000 LVAD implants and counting, smaller and helping more patients
Video interview with O. H. "Bud" Frazier, MD; Chief, Center for Cardiac Support; Director, Cardiovascular Surgery
Research; and Co-Director, Cullen Cardiovascular Research Laboratories,
at Texas Heart Institute.
O. H. "Bud" Frazier, MD, on his inspiration for developing treatments for heart failure at the Texas Heart Institute.