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Dick Cheney Discusses Experience With HeartMate II Device

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Thoratec’s miniature rotary blood pump LVAD is something Dick Cheney has “gotten used to living with,” the former U.S. vice president said Oct. 5 at the Cleveland Clinic’s annual Medical Innovations Summit in Cleveland, during an interview with ABC News anchor Bob Woodruff.

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