Northeast Georgia Health System patient, David T., recently underwent a heart failure procedure to implant a left ventricular assist device (LVAD). In this short video, David outlines his journey with heart failure and how an LVAD device changed his life.
An LVAD is a mechanical pump that is implanted alongside a patient’s heart. It is designed to help the heart’s pumping function by restoring the flow of oxygenated blood throughout the body.
Northeast Georgia Medical Center is proudly is one of only a few hospitals in Georgia to offer this innovative procedure as well as have a dedicated heart failure team committed to helping you get better.