Advanced Heart Failure Evaluation and Therapies Program

UCSF's Advanced Heart Failure Program treats and evaluates between 250 and 300 patients for heart failure or congestive heart failure annually – representing more than 1,500 patient visits a year.

We treat patients with state-of-the-art conventional and experimental drug and device therapies. If those therapies aren't successful, a heart transplant may be an option. We are recognized internationally for diagnosing and treating heart failure.

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    What to Bring

    • Echocardiogram results from within last 6 months on CD, if available
    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

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      UCSF Division of Cardiology Research

      Researchers at the UCSF Division of Cardiology investigate all aspects of heart disorders, from how disease develops to who is most at risk, with an emphasis on translating key findings into more effective care.

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