Our team includes cardiologists specializing in heart failure management, cardiovascular surgeons, electrophysiologists, radiologists, and molecular biologists. Stanford's cardiothoracic surgeons are pioneers in restorative techniques for the heart, coupling longstanding experience with innovative approaches.
Stanford Physicians Deactivate Heart Pump with Catheter-Based Approach
Donna Jackson's heart, on the verge of failing two years earlier, had made a strong recovery. By spring 2013, she no longer needed the left ventricular assist device, or LVAD, that had been implanted in her chest almost three years earlier.