Heart failure is a serious, long-term, chronic condition. According to the American Heart Association, more than 6 million Americans are living with heart failure, and more than 1,000,000 new cases are diagnosed in adults 55 years of age and over each year.

During Heart Month, Dr. Taiyeb Khumri, a heart failure and transplantation cardiologist at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, talks about the risks of undiagnosed heart failure and treatment options for those with heart failure. 

Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute offers a full range of heart failure treatment options including the full spectrum of surgical support for advanced heart failure. Our dedicated team of heart failure cardiologists are certified in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology and are able to create a personalized care plan for each patient using a combination of medicine, surgery, symptom management strategies, and the very latest treatments and technologies.  

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