Advanced Heart Failure Therapy Program
Heart Failure Therapy and Research
Find heart care you can count on at Emory's Advanced Heart Failure Therapy Center. We work to advance heart failure therapy and improve patient outcomes every day. We focus on patients and their families first while continuing research and education.
National Leaders in Heart Failure Care
The Emory Advanced Heart Failure Therapy Center is one of nine members of the Heart Failure Clinical Research Network (HFCRN). The National Institute of Health selects each HFCRN member. This exclusive group of advanced heart failure centers studies heart failure diagnosis and treatment.
Emory Heart Surgeons Implanted Georgia’s First Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)
Emory cardiac surgeons implanted Georgia’s first ventricular assist device (VAD) in 2006. This was the first example of VAD as a destination therapy in the state. Destination therapy provides long-term support in patients who are not candidates for transplant. Just a few years later, our VAD Program earned the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Destination Therapy. It recertified in 2011. We’re one of only a few hospitals in Georgia VAD-certified by The Joint Commission. Fewer than 100 centers in the US have this certification. It shows our leadership and best clinical practices in offering LVADs as destination therapy.
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