Left ventricular assist device (LVAD)
Screening prior to heart transplantation. Dilated cardiomyopathy and consequent heart failure.
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A left ventricular assist device (HeartMate 3) is situated in a normal position. An implantable cardioverter defibrillator is also visible with the lead in the right ventricle. Cardiomegaly and marked apical pleural thickening on both sides.
Typical x-ray appearance of LVAD.