Myocardial Recovery: What Have We Learned and Future Directions

December 16, 2022

Stavros Drakos
Stavros Drakos, MD, PhD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of Cardiac Mechanical Support/Artificial Heart Program, Co-Director Heart Failure & Transplant
University of Utah Health & School of Medicine



Grand Rounds Objectives:

Upon completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand the clinical characteristics indicating high potential for significant cardiac improvement in advanced HF patients.
  • Review the sustainability of significant cardiac improvement and long-term survival after weaning of LVAD.
  • Review the post-LVAD long-term outcomes and side effects in patients that improve their heart function and structure after LVAD support