Heart Failure Treatments

Accurate diagnosis of heart failure

Common to have many patients who are wrongly diagnosed to have heart failure; we use a combination of clinical history, physical examination, biochemical markers and cardiac imaging to accurately diagnose heart failure

Measurement of N-Terminal pro Type B natriuretic peptide

We offer this service in the clinic with results within 15 minutes; it helps us to diagnose and follow-up patients with heart failure

Optimal medical therapy (OMT)

Appropriate and evidenced based medications will be used to achieve the best results for heart failure patients

Home inotropic therapy

We offer home inotropic therapy for chronic heart failure patients who are having multiple episodes of recurrent heart failure, in order to keep them out of hospital

Cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

Heart failure patients who have left ventricular dyssynchrony can be offered this special type of pacing therapy

Implantation of Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)

This is done for patients with heart failure and severely depressed ventricular function to prevent sudden cardiac death;

Six minute walk test (6MWT)

We use this test to assess the functional capacity of our heart failure patients.

Left Ventricular Assist Device

We offer this treatment for patients with end stage heart failure and who are considered suitable candidates for the therapy

Right heart catheterization

We use this to assess the hemodynamic profile of the heart failure patients in order to adjust the treatment to tune up the patient.