Treatments

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  • Cardiac Wellness Program: Reduce Cardiac Risk

    Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the U.S. for both men and women. Although genetics plays a role in the development of heart disease, lifestyle choices have been proven to significantly influence the health of your heart. The more risk factors you have, the greater your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. This program is held at MGH West in Waltham, MA.

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  • Weight Center

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center is a fully integrated center within the Digestive Healthcare Center that supports the spectrum of needs for people of all ages seeking help with obesity and weight loss.

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    Call to refer a patient or request a new patient appointment: 617-726-0373

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  • Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program

    The Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Program at Massachusetts General Hospital offers a full spectrum of safe and effective surgical procedures for obesity, weight disorders and metabolic disease.

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    Call to refer a patient or request a new patient appointment: 617-726-0373

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  • Heart Imaging

    The Heart Imaging Program at Massachusetts General Hospital provides comprehensive diagnostic cardiac imaging, using state-of-the-art CT and MRI technology. Every exam is interpreted by a specialist with advanced training in cardiovascular imaging.

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    Call to schedule an appointment: 617-724-9729

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  • Psychology Assessment Center

    The pediatric neuropsychology specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Psychology Assessment Center provide neuropsychological assessments to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological, medical, genetic and developmental disorders.

    For more information, please call: 617-643-3997

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News

  • A second chance - 11/20/2015, Mass General

    It’s not every day you get a second lease on life. Emma Morgan, however, received that second chance 10 years ago thanks to a procedure performed by the MGH Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Program.

  • A walk down the aisle on Ellison 9 - 10/31/2014, Mass General

    It was not part of their job description, but that did not stop nurses on the MGH Cardiac Intensive Care Unit from taking on the role of wedding planners so that a father could walk his daughter down the aisle.

  • The journey home - 8/1/2014, Mass General

    Lacy Neff, a radio broadcaster from West Virginia, recently underwent a heart transplant as part of his treatment plan for amyloidosis, a rare disease that occurs when amyloid proteins accumulate in the organs. The MGH is one of only seven hospitals in the United States studying cardiac amyloid transplants – and the only one in the Northeast.

  • Improved Clinical Outcomes for CRT Patients - 6/6/2012, Mass General

    Jagmeet Singh, MD, Director of the Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Program at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center, discusses his team’s recent study about multidisciplinary care (MC) versus conventional care (CC) in CRT (cardiac resynchronization therapy) patients.

  • MGH goes red for women’s heart health - 2/18/2011, Mass General

    MGH Hotline 2.18.11 Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the MGH Heart Center and Corrigan Women’s Heart Health Program brought attention to hearts everywhere by celebrating “Go Red for Women” month with a series of events and activities to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

  • At home heart failure care - 7/21/2009, Mass General

    A new clinical trial at the Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center gives patients the power to monitor their hearts and change their medication dosing daily to prevent the symptoms of heart failure.

  • Monitoring patients remotely - 7/16/2009, Mass General

    New wireless technology allows Heart Center clinicians to keep tabs on heart failure patients wherever they are.

  • A strongman's second chance - 6/4/2009, Clinical

    In 2008, the Massachusetts General Hospital Transplant Center completed the most heart transplants in the region. Personal trainer and strongman competitor, Jim Murphy, is one shining example of the great successes of the program.

Patient Education

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Cardiac Anesthesia

    The Massachusetts General Hospital Heart Center offers a patient guide to cardiac anesthesia. Our dedicated clinicians believe it is important for you to know what to expect before, during and after a cardiac anesthesia.

  • Connected Cardiac Care

    Connected Cardiac Care is a program offered to heart failure patients at risk for frequent hospitalizations. The program aims to reduce re-hospitalizations by improving patient's understanding of their condition and providing ongoing nursing support and review of key physiologic parameters while the patient is at home.

  • Heart Failure Education Classes

    Clinicians at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center invite patients with heart failure and their families to attend a series of heart failure education classes.

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