First Use of HeartMate 3 TM in a Failing Fontan Circulation.

The failing Fontan circulation can be challenging to support with ventricular assist devices (VAD) mostly due to the variety of causes of failure, some of which cannot be addressed by VAD therapy alone. A new VAD, the HeartMate 3TM, was recently approved for use in adults in the United States and is now widely available with excellent survival in two… CONTINUE READING