Videos and Animations

Understanding Heart Failure, Treatment and Care Options 
View these medical animations to get an inside view of the heart, to understand heart failure, and learn more about treatment and care options including cardiac resynchronization therapy with CRT-P and CRT-D devices and pulmonary artery pressure monitoring. Select a video chapter featured below.


Inside a Healthy Heart (00:01:03)

Understanding Heart Failure

Heart Failure Explained (00:00:52)

Types of Heart Failure

Left-Sided Failure: Systolic or Diastolic (00:01:32)
Right-Sided Heart Failure (00:00:36)

Treatment and Care Options

CRT Pacemakers (CRT-P) (00:00:39)
CRT Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (Heart Failure ICD or CRT-D) (00:00:57)
Improving Life with the CardioMEMS™ HF System (00:03:01)

Preparing for Your Procedure

Implanting the CRT-P or CRT-D (00:01:27)

Important Safety Information

CRT-P (00:01:10)
CRT-D (00:01:05)

Patient Care Management

Remote Monitoring by Your Doctor (00:01:07)
CardioMEMS™ Patient Electronics System Instructions (PA Pressure Monitoring) (00:10:22)


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