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Piedmont Heart Patient Education

The physicians and staff at Piedmont Heart are dedicated to providing the best care possible. An important aspect of that care involves the education of you and your loved ones.

Heart Surgery

The information below is intended to help you care for yourself before surgery, to give you insight as to what to expect while you are in the hospital and how to care for yourself after leaving the hospital.

VIDEO: Preparing for Heart Surgery

 

VIDEO: Leaving the Hospital After Heart Surgery

 


 

Heart Failure

The following videos are intended to give you an overview of one surgical option for the treatment of Advanced Heart Failure; the LVAD (Left Ventricular Assist Device).

 
 
 
 

For patients living with a LVAD

The following group of videos is intended to help you care for yourself after LVAD surgery, to give you insight as to what to expect while you are in the hospital and how to care for yourself after leaving the hospital. Please enter the passcode provided to you by the LVAD team to access this group of videos.