Living with Heartware: A Pediatric Experience with Ventricular Assist Device

The HeartWare VAD gives pediatric cardiac patients the ability to live a nearly normal life outside the hospital. Meet 13-year-old Aimen, a patient of the Washington University and St. Louis Children’s Hospital Heart Center, who has lived with the device for nearly two years.

For more information on Heartware, visit St. Louis Children’s Hospital at


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