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Specializing in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiomyopathy with medication, necessary devices, and surgery.
Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center Mechanical Circulatory Support/LVAD Program
Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is proud to announce the certification of its left ventricular assist device as destination therapy (DT) program by the Center for Medical Services (CMS).
Heart Failure: Get with the Guidelines
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center earned the 2019 American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes St. Joseph's commitment to ensuring heart failure patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines founded in the latest scientific evidence. The goal is speeding recovery and reducing hospital readmissions for heart failure patients.
Advanced heart failure team offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment services for end stage systolic heart failure/cardiomyopathy. Our team—which includes specialists in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular Medicine, Palliative Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Pharmacy, Nephrology, Infectious Disease, Social Work—will work with you to determine the best course of treatment for your condition. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to offer both medical and surgical treatment options for our patients.
The Advanced Heart Failure team clinicians specialize in cardiomyopathy that includes:
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Norton Thoracic Institute
St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
500 W. Thomas Rd, Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Every patient who comes to the Center for Advanced Heart Failure receives personalized evaluation and treatment based on their stage of heart failure.
A left ventricular assist device (LVAD) is an artificial mechanical pump that is surgically implanted in patients with chronic systolic end stage heart failure.
Our team works to make sure that all patients take their medications to help prevent the disease from progressing.
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