Interagency Registry of Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support
This is an observational registry of clinical events. Patients will be asked to sign an informed consent document that includes permission to:
and #149; Collect clinical data from their medical chart.
and #149; Administer a short quality of life questionnaire.
and #149; Administer the trail neurocognitive test.
Complete a functional capacity test (6-minute walk and 15 foot walk)
Study participation is limited to patients receiving or have received a ventricular assist device at this facility.