Patients with heart disease or heart failure now have access to a revolutionary new treatment right here in Bismarck, ND.
CardioMEMSTM HF System
Patients with heart failure now have access to a new technology not available anywhere else in central and western North Dakota. The CardioMEMS™ HF system is the first and only FDA-approved heart failure monitoring device, and has proven to significantly reduce heart failure hospitalizations and improve quality of life.
The system includes a miniature wireless sensor – no bigger than a dime - that is implanted into the pulmonary artery. It is designed to last the lifetime of the patients and requires no batteries. The sensor transmits blood pressure and heart rate data from inside the body, allowing your physician to proactively manage your medications and other treatment options while also providing an early indication of worsening heart failure.
Sanford physicians how have access to daily reading on how their patients are responding to medications and therapies. The information provided by the CardioMEMS system helps physician make proper adjustments to keep patients healthy, active and out of the hospital.