LVAD... Left Ventricular Assist Device

THIS BLOG POWERED BY THE THORATEC HEARTMATE II LVAD:















PARTIAL HEART PUMP = LEFT VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE = LVAD = THE HEARTMATE II



THE LVAD ALLOWED ME to go HOME and conquer my normal and newest tasks once again.



Thank you Columbia-Presbyterian... Dr Naka and his Surgery Team, LVAD Nation, Dr Bijou & Dr Bonoan, Dr Mascitelli and Dr Shulman-Marcus!!!



AND TO THE SCORES OF PHYSICIANS, NURSES, PROFESSIONALS AND PEOPLE THAT PUSHED ME ALONG THE WAY... FORWARD.



Thank You God For I Am Blessed!



If I Was An LVAD-NASCAR Race CAR

If I Was An LVAD-NASCAR Race CAR
I would look like this :-)

FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY LVAD DAILY NEWS AND INFO FEED

02 January 2011

New York Columbia Presbyterian Hospital Roots / Some facts about the hospital that saved my life

Some facts about the hospital that saved my life. A rich and deep history of saving lives...

Key Dates:

1771: New York Hospital is chartered as the second public hospital in the 13 colonies.

1868: Founding of Presbyterian Hospital on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

1911: Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons becomes Presbyterian's affiliate.

1912: Cornell University Medical College becomes New York Hospital's affiliate.

1927: Completion of Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in upper Manhattan.

1932: New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center opens on the Upper East Side.

1991: Milstein Pavilion replaces the main Columbia-Presbyterian building.

1996: Columbia-Presbyterian and New York-Cornell agree to merge.

1998: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is formed from this merger.

And the good saga continues...

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