Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation
Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood to meet the body’s needs. There may be a number of causes for this serious condition, and treatment depends on the type and stage of the disease. Early diagnosis can help those with heart failure live an active life.
The UF cardiologists offer the full range of services for heart failure patients, including:
- Medical management
- Pacing and cardioverter-defibrillator device implantation and management
- Access to investigational mechanical support devices and pharmacologic agents
- Complex cardiac surgeries including heart transplantation