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Scripps LVAD Ambassador Program Featured on KUSI TV

Heart failure specialist J. Thomas Heywood, MD, joined former LVAD patient to discuss program

Scripps  Health LVAD Ambassador Program. San Diego.

A newly expanded LVAD Ambassador program is pairing Scripps heart failure patients in line to be implanted with a left ventricular assist device with former LVAD patients who can share their knowledge, experience and friendship.


Scripps heart failure specialist J. Thomas Heywood, MD, and LVAD Ambassador Jim Bischoff discussed the program during a recent interview on KUSI TV.


The KUSI report, "Scripps Program Enrolls LVAD Patients in Ambassador Program," is not available at this time.

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