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- Life expectancy less than 6 months or Hospice Care
- Outpatient inotropic therapy (Milrinone, Dobutamine)
- End stage renal; creatinine >/= 3.0
- Patient non-competent or unwilling to provide voluntary consent
- Weight > 350 lbs
- Detailed current disease management program
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