Utah Valley Regional Medical Center

(801) 357-7850Map1034 North 500 WestProvo, UT 84604

Ventricular Assist Devices

Cardiac Cath Lab

(801) 357-7031

Cardiovascular ICU

(801) 357-7081

Cardiovascular Surgery

(801) 357-7081

Definition

A ventricular assist device is a battery-operated, mechanical pump-type device that's surgically implanted. It helps maintain the pumping ability of a heart that can't effectively work on its own.
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