CIMS cardiac surgery team is now authorized to offer this service in Gujarat. Artificial heart(also called LVAD) in indicated in those patients whose heart is too weak to
pump blood and heart transplant is not possible for some reason. there are two types of artificial heart treatment available; short term and long term. Short term LVAD (ECMO or centrimag) is useful in emergency case of acute heart failure while the long term is for chronic heart failure patients.