VAD

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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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Furthermore, increasing healthcare expenditure, favorable reimbursement policies and advanced technological facilities, are expected to positively reinforce ventricular assist device market growthover the next seven years.
Contract notice: framework agreement for the provision of ventricular assist devices.
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.
Early changes in bioprosthetic heart valves following ventricular assist device implantation.
Grogan, Tufts was offering the latest generation of ventricular assist devices, the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device System.
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.
The Global Ventricular Assist Device market has also been witnessing the trend of an increase in mergers and acquisitions.
Patients suffering from severe renal dysfunction caused by cardiogenic shock should not automatically be precluded from receiving ventricular assist devices (VAD) as a bridge to receiving a heart transplant, according to a study in the February 5 Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
DALLAS, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This left ventricular assist device market report offers a worldwide comprehensive analysis, along with an in-depth study of the US LVAD market.
INCOR is an implantable left ventricular assist device for adults.
Novacor's Ventricular Assist Devices provide mechanical cardiac assist for end-stage congestive heart failure patients awaiting a heart transplant.