What is heart failure?How is heart failure treated?When is a heart transplant needed?
abc27 is teaming up with Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute to discuss heart failure disease, a condition that affects nearly 6 million people each year, with 670,000 new diagnoses annually.A panel of experts from Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute will be in our studio to answer your questions. You are invited to call and talk one-on-one with the physicians on our panel during our live program which airs at 7:30pm on Thursday, February 16, 2017.During the show, you may call us at (717) 346-3333. This number will be staffed from 7:00pm to 8:00pm on February 16 only. If you have a question you would like to email in advance, please use the form below.Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute is located at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania.Don’t forget to watch abc27 on February 16 at 7:30pm to have your questions answered!
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Children’s Hospital are committed to enhancing the quality of life through improved health, the professional preparation of those who will serve the health needs of others, and the discovery of knowledge that will benefit all.
Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute is located on the campus of Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, a leading academic medical center located in Hershey, Pa. With a team of more than 50 physicians and surgeons, Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute treats common to complex heart and vascular conditions and has received Joint Commission accreditation for its heart failure program and for the program to implant left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) as destination therapy in patients with end stage heart failure. Building on a history of pioneering research in the area of heart pumps and artificial heart development, faculty and staff work to develop new medical and surgical interventions designed to save lives.