Penn Heart and Vascular

Types of VADs at the Ventricular-Assist Device Program

Quality & Outcomes: Types of VADs

A VAD for Every Heart

Penn Heart & Vascular offers VADs for every patient, whatever their age, size or gender. The following list represents the VADs currently available at Penn Medicine:

  • Syncardia CardioWest™ Total Artificial Heart (TAH-t)
  • HeartMate II® LVAD
  • HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System*
  • Thoratec™ Paracorporeal Blood Pumping System
  • Levitronix® Centrimag® VAS
  • Impella
  • Tandem Heart

*Investigational Device

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