HeartMate II

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The HeartMate II is manufactured by the Thoratec Corporation. It is an axial flow blood pump used to support patients with heart failure. It is designed for long term use as a bridge to transplantation, bridge to recovery or destination therapy. Blood is pumped from the left ventricular apex to the ascending aorta.

HeartMate II left ventricular assist device