Conditions & Treatments
Ventricular Assist Devices
Ventricular assist devices (VAD) can keep the blood pumping properly while a person with serious heart issues waits for a heart transplant. They may also be used as permanent solutions for people who have severe heart failure, and have another chronic disease or issue that makes them ineligible for a heart transplant.
Cardiomyopathy & Inherited Cardiovascular Disease ProgramInternal Medicine
Our unique program is a collaboration between Yale and University College London Heart Hospital that offers patients the highest level of care and international expertise. We provide comprehensive evaluation of patients and families with inherited cardiomyopathies, arrhythmias, vascular diseases, and coronary and metabolic syndromes. We manage your condition by using clinical evaluation to inform genetics and vice versa.We see a wide array of patients from across the state of Connecticut and beyond. Our expertise includes treating such conditions as:Hypertrophic cardiomyopathyFamilial dilated cardiomyopathySudden death syndromesArrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy
Yale Medicine Cardiac Surgery is a team of world-class heart surgeons, devoted exclusively to the cardiac care of adults and children. Our surgeons perform state-of-the-art minimally invasive and traditional operations for the full range of cardiac diseases and conditions, including:Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)Valve repair and replacement (aortic and mitral)Aneurysm repair (aortic, thoracic aortic, left ventricular) Arrythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), including pacemaker and defibrillator insertionHeart failure, including artificial heart or ventricular assist devices (LVAD)Heart transplantationCongenital heart diseases in children and adultsYale's survival statistics for coronary artery bypass, mitral valve replacement and aortic...