The First Multidisciplinary Heart Failure Clinic in Sudan: A Descriptive Report


Outcomes for patients with heart failure (HF) remain suboptimal worldwide, despite the national and international guidelines. A disease management program such as a multidisciplinary (MD) team HF clinic proved to be one of the effective strategies to improve patients’ outcomes. In June 2018, the first MD-HF clinic was opened at Ahmed Gasim Cardiac Surgery and Renal Transplantation Center, Khartoum, Sudan. This focused report aims to share our experience and pave the way for such an approach for cardiac and other specialty services that may require MD-specialized clinics. We provide a detailed report of the MD team, structure, facilities, and plans of the HF clinic, which may be considered as a nucleus for an advanced HF program and heart transplant in Sudan.

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