Treating Heart Failure with Impella
Heart Failure Clinic at Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola
The quality of the Heart Failure treatment program at Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola is nationally recognized for having significantly better outcomes than most U.S. hospitals (based on a national three-year study). Within Florida, our Clinic is highly ranked for helping heart failure patients avoid problems that cause them to be re-admitted to the hospital.
At Ascension Sacred Heart we provide many types of advanced heart failure treatments. For more information call 850-416-4188.
The Impella device for high-risk PCI procedures is the world’s smallest ventricular assist device (VAD). Interventional cardiologists use this devise in adults with depressed heart function. When needed, the Impella device can continuously keep blood pumping during and after a heart procedure.
At the Heart Failure Clinic within Ascension Sacred Heart Pensacola, experienced, compassionate nurses work with a team of healthcare professionals to help patients achieve a better quality of life. Most people with mild and moderate congestive heart failure can be treated with a regimen that includes rest, modified daily activities, proper diet, and various medications. In addition to education, the clinic staff can obtain and monitor lab work, blood pressures and EKG rhythm strips.