Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Heart Failure Program provides patients with a comprehensive diagnostic and treatment approach that includes the care of a multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure management.
Our Advanced Heart Failure section includes a heart transplant program and a circulatory mechanical support program with exceptional outcomes. Our dedicated multidisciplinary team is why we are so successful.
What We Treat
Our multidisciplinary team of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, nutritionists and cardiac rehabilitation professionals diagnose the cause of each patient's heart failure, which allows them to create the best possible treatment plans based on each patient’s own needs. There are two different types of heart failure: - Systolic heart failure (also called heart failure with reduced ejection fraction) means the lower left chamber of the heart is weak and not contracting with enough force and Diastolic heart failure (also called heart failure with preserved ejection fraction) means the lower chamber of the heart is stiff and cannot relax properly to fill with blood to then send to the rest of the body.
If you have been diagnosed with heart failure or the diagnosis is suspected you should have a full diagnostic work up that includes; imaging studies, laboratory studies and in some cases diagnostic procedures, once the diagnosis has been confirmed your treatment plan should be designed to help prevent your condition from getting worse, control your symptoms, improve your quality of life and overall prognosis.
In terms of research and education we are creating a global platform for research, education and innovation in advanced heart disease, cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support that will enhance our clinical leadership at a national and international level.
Current active projects include participation in multicenter registries for temporary (Cardiogenic Shock Working Group, ELSO, ECMOCard) and durable mechanical circulatory support (Intermacs) and cardiac transplantation (UNOS). Cross-talk with structural heart disease and cardiomyopathy centers (amyloidosis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy) has enhanced our clinical and research collaboration of enterprise registry (Amyloidosis Registry CCF) trials addressing chronic heart failure patients (CLASP, Tendyne, Carrillion, TAVR-Unload, Corvia, Navigate).
Appointments & Locations
To schedule a consultation, call toll-free 877.463.2010. You can also make an appointment online.
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