Heart disease and other conditions can weaken the heart, leading to heart failure. Treatments, such as medications, medical devices, and surgery, can often manage these conditions and delay or prevent heart failure.
But even with treatment, some people may experience worsening heart failure which severely limits their daily activities. When all available therapies with medicines and devices have failed, we may recommend an evaluation for advanced therapies such as heart transplantation.
Our heart transplant team includes heart surgeons, cardiologists, and other specialists to provide a comprehensive assessment of your health. Working together, we recommend the best treatment options for you, which may include a heart transplant.
Conditions that can lead to severe heart failure and ultimately require a heart transplant include: