General overview of the clinic:
The heart failure clinic at Heart and Vascular Clinic offers a soothing and reassuring experience, offered by our experienced staff and the latest heart failure treatment drugs and technologies.
In the United States, around 5.7 million live with the risk of heart failure. That’s close to 2% of the entire population. At the Heart and Vascular Clinic, we don’t want you to be part of this statistic, which is why we focus and work hard towards ensuring all our patients escape the effects of heart failure to go on and live full lives.
Types of services offered:
The heart failure clinic is run by our Nurse practitioner with the physicians. We focus mainly on lifestyle modification especially dietary advise including salt restriction and fluid restriction and regular exercise. We also focus on weight management and compliance of medications. We teach patients to check the weight regularly and adjust medications accordingly. At the heart failure clinic, our primary concern is how to help our patients manage their current condition effectively. We do this through the use of a combination of medication, medical procedures and various therapies. Here are some we use depending on your condition and symptoms:
- Cardiac catheterization
- Cardiac MRI and CT scan
- Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
- Electrophysiology studies
- Nuclear cardiology studies
Through a combination of treatment procedures – medication, lifestyle changes, surgery or medical devices, our doctors formulate what will work best for your specific problem and give you the best results.
To this end, here are some of the options our doctors may offer you to alleviate and prevent heart failure:
- Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)
- Pacemakers, including biventricular pacemakers
- Ventricular assist devices
- Heart transplant for those with advanced heart failure
What sets us apart:
Heart and Vascular Clinic is a trusted clinic in Newark and Middletown DE, delivering timely and effective cardiac treatment procedures and known for its passionate and friendly staff. We have played a critical role in treating heart failure in patients who thought they were at the end of their lives. These patients went on to live long fulfilling lives and continue to visit us, but not with health problems, rather for routine checkups.
Contact our office:
Heart failure is a serious and life-threatening condition. We urge you to get in touch with us immediately in case you ever experience any symptoms related to heart failure or suspect you may be a likely candidate. Our number is (302) 338-9444. One of our friendly service providers is waiting to assist you at any time of day or night.