The HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device possesses the unique feature of having its electronics and software located within the housing of the pump, which may predispose it to malfunction from radiation exposure during cancer treatment. We investigated this association in a case series of two patients at our institution.
Butt, Nausharwan and Sheikh, Farooq H, "Feasibility of Mediastinal Radiation Use in HeartMate 3 LVAD Recipients with Cancer." (2023). Division of Cardiology Faculty Papers. Paper 114.
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