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Magazine Features Scripps LVAD Program

Device was bridge to heart transplant for MLB great Rod Carew

MLB hall of famer, Rod Carew, stands with his doctors as his story and the Scripps LVAD program was featured in a magazine.

Device was bridge to heart transplant for MLB great Rod Carew

A recent article in Ranch & Coast magazine highlighted the left ventricular assist device (LVAD), a lifesaving technology available at Scripps Health's Prebys Cardiovascular Institute.


Heart failure specialist Ajay Srivastava, MD, explained how the LVAD served as a lifesaving bridge to a heart transplant for heart failure patient and MLB Hall of Famer Rod Carew.


Read the Ranch & Coast article: High-Tech Healthcare

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