Heart failure is a chronic condition requiring long-term management. Inova Fairfax Hospital has nationally recognized specialists dedicated to the prevention and treatment of heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure (CHF).
We work closely with patients and their families to design personalized treatment plans to maximize quality and quantity of life.
Recently, we became one of the first hospital systems in the U.S. to implant a state-of-the-art monitoring device called CardioMEMS™ into a patient with heart failure. Read more about CardioMEMS in this article by Inova's Paul A. Gurbel, MD
Inova's Transitional Care Management (TCM) program replaces the former HeartLink program and provides assistance with a safe transition home for patients previously hospitalized with congestive heart failure.
Common treatments for heart failure
Treatments for advanced heart failure may include: