Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

New left ventricular assist device lowers stroke risk vs. gold standard

3' education - Mar. 9, 2018 - ACC 2018, Orlando, FL, USA - James Januzzi - Boston, MA, USA

ACC 2018 The MOMENTUM 3 study results show a large reduction in stroke and need for reoperation, as no pump thrombosis occurred, with the new Heartmate 3 device, in comparison with the Heartmate 2.

Educational information

This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the ACC 2018. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.


James Januzzi is a member of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cardiology Division where he is the Roman W. DeSanctis Endowed Distinguished Clinical Scholar in Medicine. He is also the Hutter Family Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and is on faculty at the Harvard Clinical Research Institute.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.

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