Advanced Cardiac Care and Transplant

Ventricular Assist Devices

Devices provide temporary mechanical circulatory support to give medical centers and doctors time to make every effort to save the lives of critically ill heart patients.

Types of Ventricular Assist Devices

Learn more about ventricular assist devices.

Wake Forest Baptist’s Advanced Cardiac Care and Transplant Program uses temporary devices for every conceivable situation: 

  • Acute heart failure 
  • High-risk cardiovascular conditions 
  • Long-term treatment 
  • Bridge to transplantation 

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Last Updated: 10-11-2013
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