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Patient's Guide to Heart Surgery
This step-by-step guide provides information for patients, as well as family members and friends who would like to learn more about the heart surgery process. More...

Patient's Guide to Lung Surgery
This step-by-step guide provides information for patients, as well as family members and friends who would like to learn more about the lung surgery process. For additional information on specific topics, please visit our glossary of terms section. More...

Patient's Guide to Heart Transplant Surgery
Welcome to the USC CardioVascular Thoracic Institute's Heart Transplant Patient Guide. Please remember that the information presented is only a brief overview and introduction to the transplant process. More information will be provided to you during your visit for an evaluation and along the way should you be accepted into the program. If you or your family would like to talk to someone who has already received a transplant, this can be arranged through one of the transplant coordinators. We look forward to meeting you and your family. More...

Women's Guide to Heart Health
This guide, provided by the Women's Cardiovascular Center at the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Institute at the University of Southern California, is devoted to assuring that the unique needs of women are recognized and met in the prevention, detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease. More...

Visitor's Guide
The USC CardioVascular Institute staff is committed to the best care and treatment for your loved one. This guide is provided for you, the patient's family and friends, so that you may have a better understanding of the surgery and visitor guidelines. More...

Hospital Concierge Services
Located in the Main Lobby, our Concierge Desk is staffed by professionals who are available to serve patients, their families and the hospital staff. In addition to providing information about the hospital, our Concierge can offer you access to a variety of services to help make the stay of patients and their families as comfortable as possible. More...

Women's Cardiovascular Center at the CardioVascular Thoracic Institute
Staffed by women, with expertise in all aspects women's health care delivery, we are dedicated to providing open, expert and personalized comprehensive cardiovascular education and care to women of all ages. Our mission is to improve the quality of the health care experience for women while offering therapies proven to extend the lives of women with and without heart disease. More...

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