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VAD

abbreviation for
1. (Medicine) Voluntary Aid Detachment
2. (Military) Voluntary Aid Detachment
3. (Historical Terms) Voluntary Aid Detachment
n
4. (Medicine) a nurse serving in the Voluntary Aid Detachment
5. (Military) a nurse serving in the Voluntary Aid Detachment
6. (Historical Terms) a nurse serving in the Voluntary Aid Detachment
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In conjunction, the LATERAL Study is the largest prospective clinical trial of a full-support ventricular assist device (VAD) to evaluate this implant technique.
Dr K R Balakrishnan from the Fortis Malar Hospital in Chennai and his colleagues successfully implanted the heartware ventricular assist device (HVAD), in Satish Kumar, a 42-year-old employee in the IT section of a private bank, last month.
Grogan, Tufts was offering the latest generation of ventricular assist devices, the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device System.
The 14-month-old girl would only have been able to survive a few more weeks without the ventricular assist device.
Heart failure patients who followed doctor's advice for self-care (such as taking medications, monitoring and interpreting symptoms, eating a low-sodium diet, and exercising) showed lower levels of myocardial stress and systemic inflammation, thought to be associated with greater risk of mortality, urgent ventricular assist device implantation, and urgent heart transplantation.
WASHINGTON -- Patients with left ventricular assist devices who undergo surgery that is unrelated to their device can safely manage the operation without device complications, according to results achieved at a single center.
Researchers now report that these so-called left ventricular assist devices can also significantly extend the lives of terminally ill heart-failure patients who are ineligible for transplants.
Jarvik Heart is a privately-held company based in Manhattan and focused on designing, manufacturing, and selling unique ventricular assist devices and systems.
Contract notice: framework agreement for the provision of ventricular assist devices.
The first recall, which initiated on April 9, 2007, applied to all paracorporeal Ventricular Assist Devices (PVAD) manufactured and distributed prior to October 2006.
SAN DIEGO -- Ventricular assist devices can help get heart transplant recipients past acute graft failure, Dr.
The Global Ventricular Assist Device market has also been witnessing the trend of an increase in mergers and acquisitions.