Heart failure can occur when certain conditions weaken the heart over time. Controlling conditions that cause heart failure, such as coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or obesity, is the most effective way to preventing heart failure.

While heart failure is not reversible, there are treatments available that can improve the symptoms and help you live longer.

  • About the Study

    You may qualify for this research study if you:

    • Are 21 years of age or older
    • Have been discharged from the hospital for acute decompensated heart failure either HFrEF (systolic) or HFpEF (diastolic)
    • Have had an acute heart failure event requiring medical management in the previous 6 months

    You may not qualify for this research study if you:

    • Are wearing a wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD)
    • Anticipate starting dialysis within 90 days
    • Are currently implanted with an S-ICD system
  • Study Location

    The Loretto Hospital
    645 S Central Ave
    Chicago, IL
    60644

See if you qualify for this study

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