Heart Transplant
Treatment Options

Understanding Your Options

Heart failure is a serious condition and can be a difficult diagnosis for patients to receive. The progressive disease usually requires a team of medical professionals to manage the range of symptoms that disrupt a patient's life. While many of the conditions that lead to heart failure cannot be reversed, often heart failure can be treated with good results.

Your doctor will review all of your treatment options with you, which may include medication and lifestyle changes to manage your condition, electrophysiologic procedures to correct irregular heartbeats and other specialized treatment options. Surgical therapies such as heart transplantation or VAD implantation are used when all other treatment options have failed.

 

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