The Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy is an outpatient
center located on the fifth floor of Emory University Hospital.
The center which opened in 1993, stemmed from one of the nation's
most successful heart transplant programs. Over 200 adult cardiac
transplants have been performed since 1988 with a one-year
survival rate over 92%.
The Emory Center for Heart Failure Therapy provides state-of-
the-art evaluation and therapy for patients with problems ranging
from asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction to end stage
congestive heart failure. The Center has ready accessibility
to hospital cardiac services and provides centralized care for
patients who have various stages of heart failure.
The medical team in the Center for Heart Failure Therapy
provides the most advanced therapy to improve function and prolong
life for patients with heart failure and has tremendous experience and
expertise in caring for these patients. Comprehensive evaluation
and treatment include standard medical therapy, FDA approved
investigational drug therapy trials, cardiac catheterization,
evaluation for cardiac surgery, and in select patients,
In an effort to reduce the number of hospitalizations, the center
emphasizes educating patients in how to care for themselves and
when to call their physicians. Nurse coordinators are dedicated
to working with patients and their families in the center and by
telephone to answer questions and offer assistance.
Patient referrals from physicians to the center may be made by
calling (404)--712-7967 directly, or by calling the Emory
Heart Center 24-hour Transfer Service at 1-800--43-HEART or
(404)--778-4930. The center fax number is (404) --712-5940.
The staff is committed to working with referring physicians to
assist them in any way in providing the highest quality of care for
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