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Frequently Asked Questions

Our Traveling Patient Clinic Locator helps you find clinics in select countries that work with certain Abbott devices.

Education Opportunities

Patient Stories

Read about the experiences of heart failure patients and how treatment helped them.

Heart Failure FAQs

If you have been diagnosed with heart failure, you probably have some questions about receiving an implanted device and life after your procedure.

Look on this page for answers to heart failure FAQs. If you do not find your question here, use our site’s search box. Enter key words and phrases to find your answer on other pages of our website. 

You can also find answers to questions in our:

Questions about heart failure treatment


Questions about life with a cardiac device

These questions include answers about cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers (CRT-Ps), cardiac resynchronization therapy implantable cardioverter defibrillators (CRT-Ds), remote monitoring and left ventricular assist devices (LVADs).