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RVAD DEFINITION An RVAD or right ventricle assist device is a mechanical device used to support patients whose right ventricle does not work as well due to heart disease or a recent heart surgery. Decreased heart function and blood flow are common in patients who have weakened hearts. The use of more...
Sepsis is an overwhelming infection that can attack any part of the body but especially can be found from infections which begin in the kidneys, gall bladder, liver, skin, bowel, and lungs. Sepsis is often referred to as SIRS, or Septic Inflammatory Response Syndrome. Sepsis attacks through the blood stream more...