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Heart Conditions: Treatments & Programs

Mass General Brigham provides comprehensive heart care for a wide range of conditions.

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Treatment programs

What is arrhythmia?

Cardiac arrhythmias are abnormal heart rhythms, where the heart beats too fast (tachycardia) or too slow (bradycardia). Atrial fibrillation, or Afib, is the most common type of cardiac arrhythmia. 

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What is advanced heart failure?

Advanced heart failure is a more severe form of heart failure that has progressed beyond the early stages. Treatments can include implanting pacemakers or ventricular assist devices (VADs), valve repair procedures, and heart transplantation. 

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What is aortic disease?

Aortic disease affects the main artery of the heart, which impacts blood flow through the heart and the rest of the body. Aortic disease includes conditions like aortic valve problems, thoracic aortic aneurysms, and Marfan syndrome. 

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What is complex coronary artery disease?

Coronary artery disease occurs when the heart’s arteries become blocked with plaque and cholesterol buildup. Patients with complex forms of the disease often have additional risk factors, like diabetes and chronic kidney disease, or may have been turned down for surgical treatment elsewhere. 

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What is valve disease?

Heart valve disease occurs when any of your heart’s four valves don’t function properly, which can affect blood flow through the body. Valve disease can include stenosis, which narrows the valves, and regurgitation, when the valves don’t close properly. 

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