Medical Dictionary

VAD

noun \ˈvē-ˈā-ˈdē\

Medical Definition of VAD

:  an artificial device that is implanted in the chest to assist a damaged or weakened heart in pumping blood—called also ventricular assist device

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May 29, 2015
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