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About your healthcare bills: For patients of UW Medicine Regional Heart Center   English
Abstract: This handout explains the types of bills a patient may receive for medical care provided at the Regional Heart Center. It includes contact information for patients who have billing questions or who need to change their insurance information.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2016
Advanced heart failure (HF) CareMap   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a patient may expect during their hospital stay when admitted to University of Washington Medical Center with advanced heart failure. It lists goals, caregiver visits, patient teaching, care plans, and dietary restrictions for 4 days. (Cards B, HF)
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 6/2014
After your implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) generator change: What you need to know   Chinese English Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout provides information that will be helpful after having an implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) generator change. It includes wound care, activity restrictions, and special long-term precautions.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
After your pacemaker generator change: What you need to know   Chinese English Spanish Tagalog Vietnam
Abstract: This handout provides information that will be helpful after having a pacemaker generator change. It includes wound care, activity restrictions, and special long-term precautions.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
After your X-rays in the EP lab: Self-care at home   English
Abstract: This handout gives information about self-care after having X-rays and lists rare side effects that require a call to the doctor.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 10/2011
Alternate access TAVR CareMap (transapical, subclavian, transaortic)   English
Abstract: This CareMap for patients and their caregivers shows the care plan that is expected after having transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery with alternate access sites. The CareMap begins on the day of surgery (Day 0) and gives recovery steps through Day 5, when most patients are discharged from the hospital. (TAVR, aortic stenosis)
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2014
Aortic stenosis: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment   English
Abstract: This handout describes aortic stenosis, a form of heart valve disease that affects the aortic valve. It also explains signs and symptoms, the tests that are used to diagnose the disease, and what the treatment options are.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2014
At home after your TAVR: Self-care and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect after having a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at University of Washington Medical Center. TAVR is used to treat aortic stenosis. The handout includes instructions for self-care at home, such as fluid management, pain management, incision care, exercising safely, emotional issues, symptoms to watch for, and more.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2014
At home after your TMVr with the MitraClip: Self-care and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect after your transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) with the MitraClip and how to care for yourself at home.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 9/2015
Atrial fibrillation: Causes, symptoms, risks, and treatments   English Korean
Abstract: This handout describes atrial fibrillation. Included are symptoms, causes, risk factors, self-care, and treatments.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2014
Caring for your implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD): What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This brochure covers instructions for patients who have received a subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD), including guidelines to follow during recovery, activity restrictions, special long-term precautions, when to call the doctor, and when to call 9-1-1.
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1999
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
Caring for your internal loop recorder (ILR): What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides information for patients who have just received an implanted internal loop recorder (ILR) to monitor their heart function. It covers wound care, special travel precautions, and what to do if having an MRI or other medical procedure that erases the memory of the ILR.
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2012
Caring for your pacemaker: What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides information for patients that is useful right after their pacemaker is put in place, and later, as their life returns to normal. Included are sections on wound care, activity restrictions, follow-up appointments, special long-term precautions (travel, magnetic fields, use of cell phones and other electronic devices, dental work, etc.), and contact information for four pacemaker manufacturers.
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 7/2014
Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation: About radiofrequency and cryo-balloon ablation   English
Abstract: This handout describes 2 ablation procedures: radiofrequency and cryo-balloon ablation. These procedures are done to treat atrial fibrillation if other treatments are not working well.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2014
Congenital heart conditions: A notebook for patients   English
Abstract: This document is the complete "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. Individual sections are also available by title: Regional Heart Center, Internet Resources, Lower Your Risk for Endocarditis, Diagnostic Tests, Family Planning, How to Read a Prescription Label and Order Refills, How to Take Your Blood Pressure, How to Take Care of Your Skin and Nails, How to Take Care of Your Teeth, and When to Call, for Patients Taking Warfarin (Coumadin).
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Day of your TAVR: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout describes what to expect on the day of a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at University of Washington Medical Center. TAVR is used to treat aortic stenosis. Sections in the handout include "At the Hospital," "About Your Procedure," "After Your TAVR," and "Your Health Care Team."
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2014
Diagnostic tests: For patients at the Regional Heart Center   English
Abstract: This handout is section 4 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It contains basic information about these diagnostic tests done at UWMC: electrocardiogram (EKG), echocardiogram, Holter monitor, event monitor, stress testing, pulmonary diagnostics, computed tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), cardiac catheterization, and electrophysiology (EP) study.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Discharge checklist: For heart patients at University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This handout is a checklist to help heart patients prepare for dischage from the hospital.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 3/2013
Family planning: For congenital heart patients   English
Abstract: This handout is section 5 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It briefly explains factors to consider for women with congenital heart disease who may want to have children.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
General cardiac surgery CareMap   English
Abstract: This CareMap for patients and their caregivers shows the care plan that is expected after having cardiac surgery. The CareMap begins on the day of surgery (Day 0) and gives recovery steps through Day 6, when most patients are discharged from the hospital. (CABG, AVR, MVR, open heart surgery)
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 10/2013
Heart disease   Chinese English Russian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This detailed booklet explains the structure and function of the heart, cardiac disease risk factors and tips for lowering or eliminating them, and many other aspects of heart disease.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1997
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 6/2008
Heart failure daily weight log   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This weight log provides instructions and a form for patients to keep track of their daily weight, blood pressure, and other symptoms.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Heart transplant and social work services: Orientation class at UWMC (Powerpoint slides)   English
Abstract: This handout is a print-out of the slides used in an orientation class for prospective heart transplant recipients at University of Washington Medical Center. It gives basic information about the how social work services can help the patient and family. Sections of the slideshow include: Role of Your Social Worker, Role of Your Caregiver, and Support Required After Your Transplant.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 6/2013
Heart transplant CareMap   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a heart transplant may expect before, during, and after their hospital stay for transplant surgery.
Author: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Transplant Services/4E-4SE/5E
Revised Date: 2/2015
Heart transplant: Orientation class at UWMC (Powerpoint slides)   English
Abstract: This handout is a print-out of the slides used in an orientation class for prospective heart transplant recipients at University of Washington Medical Center. Sections of the slideshow include: Your Transplant Evaluation, Transplant Listing, Heart Transplant Surgery, Recovery After Surgery, Rejection, and Self-Care Tips.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 6/2013
How to read prescription labels and order refills   English
Abstract: This handout is section 6 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. Helpful for all UWMC patients, it tells how to read prescription labels and what to do when a refill is needed, whether using the UWMC pharmacy or an outside pharmacy. An illustration of a prescription label is included with call-outs explaining the information shown.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
How to take care of your skin and nails: For congenital heart patients   English
Abstract: This handout is section 8 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It briefly explains basic ways to protect the skin and nails from infection. This is an especially important concern for patients with congenital heart disease, since the skin provides a barrier against potentially serious infections.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
How to take care of your teeth: For congenital heart patients   English
Abstract: This handout is section 9 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It briefly explains the importance of daily dental care to help prevent bacteria from entering the bloodstream and causing a life-threatening heart infection. It also includes a list of what a patient with a congenital heart condition needs to tell their dentist.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
How to take your blood pressure: For congenital heart patients   English
Abstract: This handout is section 7 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. Useful for all patients, it gives step-by-step instructions on how and when to take one's own blood pressure, as well as how to record the reading.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Internet resources: For congenital heart patients   English
Abstract: This handout is section 2 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It contains a listing of Web sites that may be helpful for heart patients and their loved ones. Headings include Heart Condition Resources, Special Needs State Heart Resources, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Resources, Career Counseling Resources, Financial Aid Resources, and Scholarship Resources.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Limiting fluids: When you are on a fluid restriction   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect if you are on a fluid restriction diet while you are in the hospital. This information is especially helpful for patients with heart conditions or heart failure.
Author: Nutrition Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Nutrition Clinic
Revised Date: 1/2015
Liver testing: For patients with Fontan circulation   English
Abstract: This handout explains why patients who had a Fontan procedure should be checked for liver damage.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 10/2014
Living with heart failure: After you leave the hospital   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This handout gives guidelines for patients who are going home after being in the hospital for heart failure. Sections cover daily weighing, when to call the doctor, how to handle medicines, activity and diet restrictions, follow-up visits, and heart disease support group information.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 5/2012
Lower your risk of endocarditis: For congenital heart patients   English
Abstract: This handout is section 3 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It explains endocarditis -- what it is, how it occurs, its symptoms, and ways to prevent it.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Managing pain after heart surgery: What to expect and self-care   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect after heart surgery, and how to work with your healthcare team to manage your pain.
Author: 5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: 5NE
Revised Date: 10/2016
Mechanical circulatory support (MCS) surgery: LVAD, RVAD, BiVAD, total artificial heart   English
Abstract: This handout explains follow-up care after MCS implant surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. It includes information about clinic visits, when to call your MCS team and how to reach them, diet, activity, and home care.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 5/2015
Mechanical circulatory support (MCS) ventricular assist device (VAD) CareMap   English
Abstract: This 2-page CareMap gives timelines for the steps patients most often follow when having surgery to have a VAD implanted. It starts with "Activities Before Surgery" and finishes on day 10 after surgery, when most patients are ready to leave the hospital. It includes activity guidelines and dietary restrictions, and well as teaching sessions and other important steps in recovery. (VAD, LVAD)
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 2/2014
Mitral regurgitation: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment   English
Abstract: This handout describes mitral regurgitation, a disease of the mitral valve in the heart. It explains how this disease is diagnosed and evaluated, the treatment options, and how your doctor will decide what treatment is best for you.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 9/2015
My goals for discharge from the hospital   Chinese English Farsi Korean Russian Spanish Vietnam Arabic
Abstract: This one-page guide provides visual support for patients in the hospital for heart conditions. It includes places to fill in "My Health Today," "Today's Goals," and "My Questions for the Team." It also supplies a "Discharge Checklist" so that patients clearly understand what they need to know and do before they can be discharged from the hospital.
Author: 5NE
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: 5NE
Revised Date: 8/2012
Occupational therapy after cardiac surgery: Helping you move safely   English
Abstract: This handout explains what occupational therapy is and why it is important after cardiac surgery. Included are important precautions to follow and what to expect during therapy sessions.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Percutaneous mitral valve replacement (MitraClip) procedure CareMap   English
Abstract: This handout, called a CareMap, shows what a patient may expect during their hospital stay when admitted to University of Washington Medical Center for a percutaneous mitral valve replacement procedure. It lists goals, patient teaching, activity and diet restrictions, and the expected care plan for 3 days.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2014
Physical therapy after cardiac surgery: Helping you regain your mobility   English
Abstract: This handout explains why exercise is important after cardiac surgery. Included are important precautions to follow, what to expect during physical therapy sessions in the hospital, and goals for an exercise program at home after surgery.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2011
Preparing for your TAVR: Planning ahead   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a transacatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) when the surgery is done at University of Washington Medical Center. TAVR is used to treat aortic stenosis. The handout contains a sample calendar for keeping track of appointments. Sections include planning for the return home and what to do 2 weeks, 1 week, 2 days, and 24 hours before the surgery.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2014
Preparing for your TMVr with the MitraClip: Planning ahead   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for your transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) with the MitraClip. It includes a checklist to keep track of everything you need to do before your procedure day, and a CareMap to let you know what to expect during your hospital stay.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 9/2015
Regional Heart Center: At University of Washington Medical Center   English
Abstract: This handout is section 1 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It contains brief information on what to expect from care at UWMC, dealing with insurance questions, parking, and local housing. It includes a listing of the health care providers who are part of UWMC's Adult Congenital Heart Program, as well as important phone numbers.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Self-care after radiofrequency ablation: What to do at home   English
Abstract: This handout explains self-care after having radiofrequency ablation. This procedure cauterizes (burns) small areas of the heart to help correct heart arrhythmias.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2014
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) and ablation: Treating your abnormal heart rhythm   English
Abstract: This handout describes a type of abnormal heart rhythm called supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). It explains how SVT is diagnosed and treated, and includes details of what occurs during catheter ablation to treat SVT.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 6/2014
TMVr with the MitraClip: Consults and tests: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout lists the consults and tests that are most often done when preparing for transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) with the MitraClip.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 9/2015
TMVr with the MitraClip: What to expect: Before and after your procedure at UWMC   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect when scheduled for a transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) with the MitraClip at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 9/2015
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR): Treatment for aortic stenosis   English
Abstract: This handout explains a type of heart surgery called transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). It includes detailed illustrations of the man-made valve used in the surgery. Sections include benefits, risks, and types of TAVR that may be used.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2014
Transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) with the MitraClip: Treatment for mitral regurgitation   English
Abstract: This handout explains why your doctor may advise you to have transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) with the MitraClip to treat mitral regurgitation. It includes the benefits and risks of TMVr, and what to expect during TMVr at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 9/2015
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery caremap   English
Abstract: This CareMap for patients and their caregivers shows the care plan that is expected after having transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement surgery. The CareMap begins on the day of surgery (Day 0) and gives recovery steps through Day 4, when most patients are discharged from the hospital. (TAVR, aortic stenosis)
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 11/2013
Transplant medicine: Orientation class at UWMC (Powerpoint slides)   English
Abstract: This handout is a print-out of the slides used in an orientation class for prospective heart transplant recipients at University of Washington Medical Center. It gives basic information about the medicines needed after receiving a heart transplant, and discusses insurance options for paying for the drugs. Sections of the slideshow include: Pre-Transplant Planning, In the Hospital, When You Leave the Hospital, Immunosuppressive Medicines, Other Prescription Medicines, Non-Prescription Medicines, and For Your Follow-up Clinic Visits.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 6/2013
When to call, for patients taking warfarin (Coumadin)   English
Abstract: This handout is section 10 of the "Congenital Heart Conditions" notebook. It tells patients who are taking warfarin (Coumadin), a blood-thinning medicine, when to call the Anticoagulation Clinic.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 8/2012
Your atrial fibrillation catheter ablation: How to prepare and what to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare when having catheter ablation to treat atrial fibrillation at University of Washington Medical Center. It includes what to do before coming to the hospital, and what to expect during your hospital stay, recovery time, and follow-up care.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 4/2014
Your follow-up appointments after your implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) generator change   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides a format for clinicians to fill in specific dates and times for follow-up appointments after having an ICD generator change.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
Your follow-up appointments after your pacemaker generator change   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout provides a format for clinicians to fill in specific dates and times for follow-up appointments after having a pacemaker generator change.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
Your follow-up appointments for your implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD)   English Spanish
Abstract: This 1-page handout provides information for people who had their implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) placed at the Regional Heart Center at UWMC. It includes important phone numbers, and blank spaces to fill in dates and times of follow-up appointments.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
Your follow-up appointments for your internal loop recorder (ILR)   English Spanish
Abstract: This 1-page handout provides information for people who had their internal loop recorder (ILR) placed at the Regional Heart Center at UWMC. It includes important phone numbers, and blank spaces to fill in the date and time of the follow-up appointment.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 10/2012
Your follow-up appointments for your pacemaker   English Spanish
Abstract: This 1-page handout provides information for people who had their pacemaker placed at the Regional Heart Center at UWMC. It includes important phone numbers, and blank spaces to fill in dates and times of follow-up appointments.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
Your follow-up appointments for your subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD)   English Spanish
Abstract: This 1-page handout provides information for people who had their subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) placed at the Regional Heart Center at UWMC. It includes important phone numbers, and blank spaces to fill in dates and times of follow-up appointments.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
Your guide to cardiac surgery: Coronary artery bypass surgery and heart valve replacement   English Russian Spanish
Abstract: This highly detailed booklet covers the procedures and risks for coronary artery bypass surgery and heart valve surgery. Preparation and recovery issues are explained. A glossary and CareMap are provided.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1998
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 3/2009
Your hospital stay after your TAVR: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout explains what to expect during the hospital stay after having a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) at University of Washington Medical Center. TAVR is used to treat aortic stenosis. The handout includes what happens right after surgery, what to expect while in the intensive care unit and during the first 48 hours, activity precautions, and getting ready to go home.
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 1/2014
Your hospital stay for TMVr with the MitraClip: What to expect   English
Abstract: This handout describes what to expect during your hospital stay for transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVr) with the MitraClip at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).
Author: Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 9/2015
Your subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD): What you need to know   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains wound care, activity restrictions, when to call for help, and special long-term precautions for people who have received a subcutaneous implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD).
Author: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Cardiac Electrophysiology Lab/Regional Heart Center
Revised Date: 10/2012
 
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