Your new life with
HeartMate II is designed to restore blood flow throughout your body,
restoring oxygen and nutrients to vital organs and tissues. This should make you
feel better overall—less light-headed, less tired, and less short of breath. Your
kidney function, a major concern for many
advanced heart failure patients, will likely improve as well. You
should be able to resume most of your normal activities with very few limitations.
In time, recipients will enjoy the freedom and the energy it adds to their life.
“It’s not just a second chance at life—it is LIFE!”
Ruby HeartMate II recipient
Getting an LVAD comes with some risks. For potential complications and adverse events,
For indications for use, contraindications,
warnings, and adverse events view our HeartMate II safety information. Individual experiences, symptoms, situations, and circumstances
may vary. Please consult your physician or qualified healthcare provider regarding
your condition and appropriate medical treatment.