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February 2011. The NOS news pays attention to the LVAD. Prof. dr. Jaap Lahpor explains that in the near future it should be possible to apply the implantation of the assistive heart more widely.

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April 2011 Interview with Dr Harriette Verwey, cardiologist at the LUMC, about the assisted heart as a permanent treatment for chronic heart failure: a new era has dawned.

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May 2011 In India too, lives are saved with an LVAD. The first LVAD in Asia was launched in 2008 implanted.

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August 2011. Patients walk the Perth City to Surf 4K Run-Walk with their cardiologists. The video also starts with the warning that this is not possible for every LVAD patient.