Heart failure occurs when your heart isn’t pumping enough blood to meet your body’s needs.
If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with heart failure you may have many questions and concerns - this web site is a trusted resource for facts and answers about heart failure. Taking control of heart failure means taking control of your life.
The Lancashire Cardiac Centre, part of Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, is working with GPs to provide them with fast track referral routes for patients to the newly revised heart failure clinic and a one-stop diagnostic service. more
When you visit your physician, there are several pieces of information that will help make your appointment more effective and there are questions you'll want to ask. more
Silke Tamburini had suffered from heart failure for several years before cardiac resynchronisation therapy positively transformed her life. Today Silke can say, "It is such a wonderful feeling that now I can do all of the ordinary activities of life. It is as if nothing ever happened."
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Are you diagnosed with an irregular heartbeats called arrhythmia?
An Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator (ICD) is a small device that is placed in the chest to treat your arrhythmia. The ICD uses electrical pulses or shocks to treat life-threatening arrhythmias. An ICD with SmartShock™ Technlogy is designed to dramatically reduce the number of inappropriate shocks.
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