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A male nurse escorts a female patient to her room as she recovers from receiving her transplant.

Video resources for left ventricular assist device (LVAD) patients

LVAD Pre-Transplant

To receive a VAD implant, you will first need to go through an evaluation to ensure that it is the best option for you.  This video explains what to expect during your evaluation.

LVAD Post-Transplant

After you receive a VAD implant, your journey is not over.  Watch this video on what to expect after you receive your transplant.

O. H. Bud Frazier, MD, Medical and Surgical Pioneer

A fascinating look at Texas Heart Institute heart surgeon O. H. Bud Frazier, MD, a medical and surgical pioneer whose titles at Texas Heart Institute (THI), Baylor College of Medicine and St. Luke's Health are numerous and lengthy. He is head of the heart transplant program and the surgical research program at THI, a leader in the development of heart-assist devices such as the continuous-flow pump now used by surgeons around the world.

Featured Updates

Addressing Challenges in Rural Health Care

FEB 17, 2024

Learn about the health care challenges facing rural communities and how the St. Luke’s Health leadership team is helping find solutions.

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Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Cardiovascular Program Receives National Recognition

FEB 16, 2024

BSLMC cardiac surgery and cardiology programs deliver better patient outcomes than the national average while making medical advancements in their field.

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