LVAD Pre-Transplant

To receive a VAD implant, you will first need to go through an evaluation to ensure that it is the best option for you.  This video explains what to expect during your evaluation.

LVAD Post-Transplant

After you receive a VAD implant, your journey is not over.  Watch this video on what to expect after you receive your transplant.

O. H. Bud Frazier, MD, Medical and Surgical Pioneer

A fascinating look at Texas Heart Institute heart surgeon O. H. Bud Frazier, MD, a medical and surgical pioneer whose titles at Texas Heart Institute (THI), Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke's Health are numerous and lengthy. He is head of the heart transplant program and the surgical research program at THI, a leader in the development of heart-assist devices such as the continuous-flow pump now used by surgeons around the world.