Patient Education Videos

CardioMEMS HF System Patient Education Videos

If you have been diagnosed with heart failure, your doctor may recommend that you be evaluated for options to manage and treat your heart failure.

These short videos will help you understand if your heart failure is worsening and how management with the CardioMEMS™ HF System may be a good option for you.

Understanding Heart Failure

In this video, you will learn about heart failure symptoms and options for managing and treating more advanced heart failure.

How The CardioMEMS HF System Works

In this video, you will learn about the CardioMEMS HF System and how it can help you stay out of the hospital.

How To Take A Reading

Learn how to use the CardioMEMS HF System from the comfort of home.

Looking To The Future: Beth’s CardioMEMS HF System Story

Heart failure had decreased the quality of Beth’s life, but that changed with the CardioMEMS HF System. She explains how it has given her care team more control of her medication, which has helped to prevent hospital visits so she can spend more time with family and friends.

How The CardioMEMS HF System Works


Sensor is inserted using a common procedure.


You simply take a daily measurement of the sensor from the comfort of your home.


Your healthcare provider reviews your information and contacts you when necessary.


It’s important to talk to your doctor and ask questions. By better understanding heart failure and your options, you can make informed decisions to manage your heart failure.

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Indications, Safety And Warnings

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Brief Summary: Prior to using these devices, please review the Instructions for Use for a complete listing of indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, potential adverse events and directions for use.

CardioMEMS™ HF System Indications and Usage: The CardioMEMS™ HF System is indicated for wirelessly measuring and monitoring pulmonary artery pressure and heart rate in NYHA Class II or III heart failure patients who either have been hospitalized for heart failure in the previous year and/or have elevated natriuretic peptides. The hemodynamic data are used by physicians for heart failure management with the goal of controlling pulmonary artery pressures and reducing heart failure hospitalizations.

CardioMEMS™ HF System Contraindications: The CardioMEMS™ HF System is contraindicated for patients with an inability to take dual antiplatelet or anticoagulants for one month post implant.

CardioMEMS™ HF System Potential Adverse Events: Potential adverse events associated with the implantation procedure include, but are not limited to, the following: air embolism, allergic reaction, infection, delayed wound healing, arrhythmias, bleeding, hemoptysis, hematoma, nausea, cerebrovascular accident, thrombus, cardiovascular injury, myocardial infarction, death, embolization, thermal burn, cardiac perforation, pneumothorax, thoracic duct injury and hemothorax.

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