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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.

Doctor referral required

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    Surveillance HeartCare® Outcomes Registry

    Recruiting

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    remedē System Therapy Study

    Percentage of patients with related serious adverse events.

    Recruiting

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    Long-term Safety of Tafamidis in Subjects With Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy

    Safety endpoints for analysis of the treatment groups

    Recruiting

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    Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry

    PAH guideline-recommended diagnostics assessed include chest radiography, echocardiogram, ventilation-perfusion (V/Q) scan, pulmonary function tests, overnight oximetry, and right heart catheterization and identified as either "co...

    Recruiting

    Decorative Caduceus

    Tailored Drug Titration Using Artificial Intelligence

    optima4BP leads ≥4mmHg of SBP reduction compared to Standard of Care

    Recruiting

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    Right Ventricular Pacing in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    This is an invasive measure of the contractile strength of the right ventricle that is measured using pressure volume measurements from within the ventricle itself.

    Recruiting

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    Prospective Assessment of Premature Ventricular Contractions Suppression in Cardiomyopathy(PAPS...

    Compare the overall improvement or change in LVEF between RFA and AAD groups.

    Recruiting

    Support services

    Patient Resource

    Case Management and Social Work

    Connect with a team that can help you find resources, solve problems and advocate for you during treatment at UCSF.

    Class

    Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Class

    This eight-week UCSF class teaches mindfulness practices, such as meditation and body awareness, that can reduce stress and improve your overall health.

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    Patient Relations

    We welcome feedback about your experience at UCSF Health. Find out how to contact us with comments, questions or concerns.

    Patient Resource

    Spiritual Care Services

    Chaplains representing many faiths are available around the clock to provide support, comfort and counsel to patients, families and caregivers. Learn more.

    Preparing for your appointment

    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

    International Services

    If you live in another country and are coming to UCSF for medical
    treatment, our patient liaisons can help coordinate all aspects of your visit.

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    Interpreters

    UCSF offers language services at no charge for patients with limited
    English, as well as for patients who are deaf or have trouble hearing.

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    Hospital Stays

    Checking into the hospital? Find helpful information by clicking on the relevant “Your Hospital Stay” booklet: Mission Bay, Parnassus or Mount
    Zion.

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    Your Doctor Visit

    See our top 10 tips for making your UCSF doctor’s appointment as stress-free and productive as possible.

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    Related clinics

    Heart Transplant Program

    400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    Mechanical Circulatory Support

    400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94143

    San Mateo Primary and Specialty Care

    1100 Park Place, Suite 100
    San Mateo, CA 94403

    Our research initiatives

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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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