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
Randomized Clinical Evaluation of the AccuCinch® Ventricular Restoration System in Patients Who...
MAE defined as: All-cause death, Myocardial infarction, Stroke, Need for non-elective cardiovascular surgery, Worsening of heart-failure requiring mechanical circulatory support for more than 24 hours
Surveillance HeartCare® Outcomes Registry
remedē System Therapy Study
Percentage of patients with related serious adverse events.
Long-term Safety of Tafamidis in Subjects With Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy
Safety endpoints for analysis of the treatment groups
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...
Tailored Drug Titration Using Artificial Intelligence
optima4BP leads ≥4mmHg of SBP reduction compared to Standard of Care
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.
Remote Dielectric Sensing (ReDS) Assisted Diuresis in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure
Cumulative net fluid balance assessed by In's and Out's recorded in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) during hospitalization
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.
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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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.
Plan your visit
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
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.
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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Our research initiatives
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.