Decision Aid Summary
|Title||A decision aid for Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) for Destination Therapy: A device for patients with advanced heart failure.|
|Audience||Adults with advanced heart failure who are ineligible for heart transplant and considering left ventricular assist device for destination therapy (DT LVAD) and their caregivers and family.|
|Options included||Get a left ventricular assist device for destination therapy (DT LVAD).
Do not get a left ventricular assist device for destination therapy (DT LVAD).
|Year of last update or review||2015|
|Format||Web, video, paper, DVD, PDF|
|How to obtain||Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website|
|Developer||Larry A. Allen, MD, MHS|
|Where was it developed?||PatientDecisionAid@ucdenver.edu
University of Colorado School of Medicine
|Health condition||Heart Failure|
|Type of decision aid||Treatment|
|Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:|
|7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid|
|6 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision|
|Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing|
Last modified: 2017-04-06.