Mechanical Circulatory Support for Chronic Heart Failure

Carmelo Milano, chief of cardiac surgery and the surgical director of the left ventricular assist device (LVAD) program at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, USA, discusses the current practice of destination therapy LVAD and future perspectives of mechanical circulatory support.
This lecture was presented during the Glasgow Cardiopulmonary Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Symposium, a one-day symposium held at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital in Glasgow, UK.