Left Ventricle Assist Device (LVAD)


For patients needing short or long-term mechanical circulatory support, the HeartMate 3™ can making a meaningful difference in their lives. Its purpose is to decrease heart failure symptoms in patients with end stage heart failure. The LVAD does not replace the heart, but assists moving blood through the body in order to:

  • improve energy
  • increase stamina
  • allow for patients to live a better quality of life
LVAD External Equipment Pocket Controller

Advanced Technology

Lovelace utilizes the Full MagLev™ Flow Technology in conjunction with the HeartMate 3™ LVAD. This advanced technology protects the blood as it flows through the pump, further minimizing hemocompatibility-related adverse events and complications.

HM3 System

Confident patient management

By offering clinical independence in patient management, The HeartMate Touch™ Communication System provides security, flexibility and clinically relevant information with a system that is intuitive and user-friendly for LVAD patient care. This system gives the provider the ability to program system parameters such as pump speed. In addition it allows the surgeon to assess and track alarm systems, while being allowed to view, save and track performance data.

HM3 Pump