Why choose Ochsner Health for your ventricular assist device?
Ochsner is home to a comprehensive advanced heart failure program, which has one of the largest ventricular assist device programs in the country. As the only ventricular assist device center in the Gulf South, Ochsner offers superior mechanical circulatory support treatment with excellent outcomes, such as:
- Averaging 60 to 70 ventricular assist device implants annually.
- Achieving a one-year long- and short-term survival rate for bridge-to-transplant and destination therapy of 98% — with two- and three-year survival rates at 96%.
- Earning the Ventricular Assist Device Advanced Certification from The Joint Commission and designation from U.S. News & World Report as a “High Performing Hospital” for heart failure treatments, which include ventricular assist devices.
Whether you’re waiting for a heart transplant or hoping to improve your quality of life with late-stage heart failure, trust Ochsner for your ventricular assist device implantation.