Heart Surgery for Heart Failure

This information is useful for adults and older adults
A man coping with heart failure sits on a bench at the beach looking out at the water.

Heart failure occurs when a damaged or weakened heart does not pump blood as efficiently as the body needs. Although the condition is serious, doctors have the tools to treat many instances of heart failure effectively.

Yale Medicine Cardiac Surgery is a national leader in clinical research, repairing problematic heart conditions, implanting artificial devices, and performing cardiac transplantation.