VAD

abbreviation or noun \ ˈvē-ˈā-ˈdē \

Definition of VAD

First Known Use of vad

1982


Medical Dictionary

VAD

abbreviation or noun \ ˈvē-ˈā-ˈdē \

medical Definition of VAD

:ventricular assist device
  • Known technically as VADs, or ventricular assist devices, these implants can sometimes rescue even the most desperate patients.
  • —Geoffrey Cowley et al.Newsweek25 June 2001

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