Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : heart functionality

A Study of Mechanical Left Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs) to regenerate heart functionality

Sanyogita Shahi; Shirish Kumar Singh

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2022, Volume 9, Issue 8, Pages 1070-1080

Mechanical left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are a type of medical device used to assist the function of the left ventricle, the main pumping chamber of the heart. LVADs work by helping the left ventricle to pump more effectively, increasing the amount of blood that is pumped to the body. This helps to improve the symptoms of heart failure, such as fatigue, shortness of breath, and edema. In some cases, LVADs can even be used to help regenerate heart functionality. This can happen when the LVAD helps to restore the ability of the ventricle to contract and pump blood, or when the LVAD helps to strengthen the heart muscle over time, allowing it to regain strength and pump more efficiently. In patients with end-stage heart failure, this study will investigate whether mechanical left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) can regenerate and restore heart functionality. To this end, the study will focus on the benefits and drawbacks of LVADs, the various types of LVADs available, the effectiveness of LVADs in treating heart failure, and the current state of the technology. Additionally, the study illegalizes the safety and efficacy of LVADs and the long-term effects of LVAD therapy on a patient’s quality of life.