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Heart failure

Introduction: Heart failure

Description of Heart failure

Heart failure (medical condition): Heart failure describes when the heart is having difficulty completing its work. The term is not the same as heart attack ...more

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Heart failure: inability of the heart to pump enough blood to sustain normal bodily functions.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Heart failure: A state of subnormal or depressed cardiac output, usually seen in patients with heart failure secondary to coronary artery, hypertensive, primary myocardial, valvular, or pericardial disease.
Source: Diseases Database

Heart failure: inability of the heart to pump blood at an adequate rate to fill tissue metabolic requirements or the ability to do so only at an elevated filling pressure.
Source: CRISP

Heart failure: Related Topics

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Heart failure as a Disease

Heart failure (medical condition): See Heart failure (disease information).
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Heart failure: Related Diseases

Heart failure: Heart failure is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Heart failure: Article Excerpts

NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI (Excerpt)

Heart failure occurs when the heart loses its ability to pump enough blood through the body. Usually, the... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI)

HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Heart failure means that the heart is not able to pump blood through the body as well as it should.... (Source: excerpt from HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC)

NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI (Excerpt)

Heart failure occurs when the heart loses its ability to pump enough blood through the body. Usually, the loss in pumping action is a symptom... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI)

HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Heart failure means that the heart is not able to pump blood through the body as well as it should. It... (Source: excerpt from HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC)

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Heart failure as a Symptom

Heart failure (symptom): A condition which is characterized by an inability of the heart to...more »

Heart failure (symptom): Heart failure occurs when the heart loses its ability to pump enough blood through the body. Usually, the loss... (Source: excerpt from NHLBI, Heart Failure: NHLBI)

Heart failure means that the heart is not able to pump blood through the body as well as it... (Source: excerpt from HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC)

Heart failure (symptom): See Heart failure (symptom information).

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Heart failure: Related Disease Topics

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Broader terms for Heart failure

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Hierarchical classifications of Heart failure

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