Congestive Heart Failure Prognosis
The medical professionals at the Cavanagh Heart Center at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix know that accepting a congestive heart failure prognosis is difficult.
Congestive heart failure is a chronic condition that cannot be cured but there may options available to improve patients' quality of life.
Once a person is diagnosed with heart failure, they may live several years with relatively good health or their condition may decline quickly.
Congestive heart failure is one of the most common chronic diseases in the U.S. and it is the most common diagnosis for hospitalized patients 65 years of age and older.
We deliver the most up-to-date treatments to manage the symptoms of heart failure and offer new devices such as the LVAD (left ventricular assist device), that can help patients live longer and experience a much better quality of life.
Cavanagh Heart Center is one of only a few facilities in Arizona that offers destination therapy for people with advanced stages of heart failure.
Through our clinical trials program, we are also is dedicated to offering patients access to promising experimental treatments before they are publicly available.
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