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Advanced Heart Failure

In heart failure, the heart can't pump enough blood to the rest of the body. The heart still beats, but it is weak and damaged. Fluid often backs up (congestion) into the lungs, liver, abdomen or legs.

An illustration of advanced heart failure

What Causes Heart Failure?

The cause of heart failure is usually injury or strain on the heart muscle due to:

Monitoring Your Condition from Home

Changes can be subtle when you have heart failure. You may not even notice worsening symptoms that, if left untreated, can lead to a hospital stay.

With the CardioMEMS™ HF System, your doctor can remotely monitor your condition for any pressure in your lungs. This also allows your doctor to act quickly with early treatment that may slow the progression of advanced heart failure.

Learn how it works and who is a candidate >

Video: Learn More About Advanced Heart Failure

Eman Hamad, MD
Learn more about Advanced Heart Failure from Eman Hamad, MD.
Learn more about Advanced Heart Failure from Eman Hamad, MD.

Ready for an Appointment?

If you're experiencing signs or symptoms of advanced heart failure, schedule an appointment or call 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536) today.

Learn more about our doctors and care team who diagnose and treat advanced heart failure.