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A Patient's Guide to Living with Heart Failure

If you're living with heart failure or have a loved one who's doing so, this video, produced by the Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Care and Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano, explains heart failure and discusses available treatment options. You'll also get tips for managing heart failure on a daily basis.

You may watch the video in its entirety by clicking on the first option below, or watch a chapter of your choice. Each chapter is listed independently further down the page.




What is Heart Failure?


Medical Therapy for Heart Failure


Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy (CRT)



We're here to help you every step of the way.


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