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If you have been diagnosed with heart failure, take a few minutes to answer the questions below, and you will find out if advanced heart failure therapy, such as HeartMate II, may be right for you.

Please read each question and provide a response. If you are not sure of an answer, choose the one that best describes your condition. After submitting your answers, you will receive feedback about your condition. This feedback is not a diagnosis. You should always speak to a doctor before you begin any treatment regimen.

  • 1.

    How far can you walk without shortness of breath?

    Less than a block (for example, if you cannot carry groceries to the car or walk up a flight of stairs)

    Less than ½ mile (ie, 5 blocks)

    No limit

  • 2.

    How many times have you been admitted to the hospital as a result of your heart failure in the last 12 months?

    More than once

    Once

    None

  • 3.

    Are you currently taking a diureticX CLOSE Diuretics (or water pills) –Drugs that increase the loss of water and salt from the body through the urine. or water pill?

    Yes

    No

    Don't Know

  • 4.

    Are you taking an ACE inhibitor and/or beta blocker (heart failure medication)?

    Yes

    No

    Don't know

  • 5.

    Do you have a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device or biventricular pacemaker?

    Yes

    No

    Don't know

  • 6.

    Have you been diagnosed with anemia?

    Yes

    No

    Don't know

  • 7.

    Have you been told your kidneys are not working normally?

    Yes

    No

    Don't know

Please click here for indications for use, contraindications, warnings, and adverse events. Individual experiences, symptoms, situations, and circumstances may vary. Please consult your physician or qualified healthcare provider regarding your condition and appropriate medical treatment.


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Your response to this quick poll helps us create better experiences for our visitors. Please tell us about yourself. (Check all that apply)

I am an advanced heart failure patient seeking new treatment. I am a caregiver looking for treatment alternatives. I am familiar with HeartMate II and LVADs and want to learn more. My doctor has talked to me about HeartMate II/LVAD therapy, and I want to learn more.