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Heart Failure

Aging couple and their granddaughter enjoying themselves by the ocean
Aging couple and their granddaughter enjoying themselves by the ocean

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What Is Heart Failure?

Heart failure is a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet your body’s needs.

Symptoms and causes

Types of heart failure

Tests and diagnosis


Treatment Options

Today’s treatments and monitoring systems help more people than ever manage their heart failure and improve their quality of life.

Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) Therapy

Other treatments

Talking about your options


Getting Treatment

Depending on your condition and the type of procedure you need, getting treatment can be a major step toward feeling better.

Receiving an implanted device

Recovering after the procedure



Traveling?

Our Traveling Patient Clinic Locator helps you find clinics in select countries that work with certain St. Jude Medical™ devices.

Guides and brochures
Guides and Brochures

Find guides and brochures about cardiac arrhythmias and treatment.

Have a question?

FAQs

Find answers to your questions about heart failure.