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Heart Failure

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About Our Heart Failure Services

A Heart Failure Clinic within a hospital is a specialized service that focuses on the comprehensive management and care of patients with heart failure. This clinic plays a crucial role in monitoring and maintaining the health of patients, particularly after surgeries or interventional procedures. Here is a summary of the services provided by a Heart Failure Clinic in maintaining patients’ hearts after surgery or procedures:

  1. Post-Surgical Monitoring:

    • Purpose: After cardiac surgeries or interventional procedures, patients may be referred to the Heart Failure Clinic for ongoing monitoring and management.
    • Services:
      • Continuous monitoring of vital signs.
      • Assessment of post-surgical complications.
      • Medication management to control symptoms and support recovery.
  2. Medication Management:

    • Purpose: Optimizing medication regimens to manage heart failure symptoms and prevent complications.
    • Services:
      • Adjusting medications based on patient response and clinical indicators.
      • Providing education on medication adherence.
      • Monitoring for side effects or interactions.
  3. Dietary and Lifestyle Counseling:

    • Purpose: Promoting heart-healthy behaviors to improve overall well-being.
    • Services:
      • Nutritional counseling to manage fluid intake and sodium levels.
      • Guidance on a heart-healthy diet.
      • Exercise recommendations tailored to the patient’s condition.
  4. Fluid Management:

    • Purpose: Monitoring and managing fluid retention, a common issue in heart failure.
    • Services:
      • Regular assessment of weight and fluid status.
      • Adjustment of diuretic medications as needed.
      • Patient education on self-monitoring and recognizing signs of fluid overload.
  5. Remote Monitoring Technology:

    • Purpose: Enhancing patient care through remote monitoring tools.
    • Services:
      • Providing patients with devices for remote monitoring of vital signs.
      • Reviewing and analyzing data to identify trends or potential issues.
      • Telehealth appointments for regular check-ins and consultations.
  6. Psychosocial Support:

    • Purpose: Addressing the emotional and psychological aspects of living with heart failure.
    • Services:
      • Counseling services for patients and their families.
      • Support groups for individuals with heart failure.
      • Assistance in coping with lifestyle adjustments and stress.
  7. Care Coordination:

    • Purpose: Ensuring seamless and coordinated care across various healthcare providers.
    • Services:
      • Collaborating with cardiologists, surgeons, and other specialists.
      • Coordinating follow-up appointments and tests.
      • Facilitating transitions of care between hospital and outpatient settings.

A Heart Failure Clinic is a multidisciplinary team effort, involving cardiologists, nurses, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals, working together to provide holistic and personalized care to patients with heart failure. The goal is to optimize their quality of life, minimize hospital readmissions, and promote overall cardiovascular health.

Our Doctors

Carla Haddock

Nurse Practitioner

Maheswara “Mahesh” Satya Golla, M.D.

Interventional Cardiologist

Bishoy Elbebawy, M.D.

Interventional Cardiologist

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