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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
If renal: Blockage or renal arteries would cause renal failure. Even blockage of renal veins causes kidney failure.

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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Yes: We all die from something. The ppm/aicd work to regulate rhythm and rate. CHF is more a disorder of inadequate "squeeze" by the muscle. "clogged" arte ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Blocked arteries vs.: Coronary artery disease typically refers to atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries which supply blood to the heart muscle. Atherosclerosis blocks th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Cardiac MRA/MRI: Yes it will show the blood vessels and show the blockage but if seen on mra the blckage, you will still need angiography for angioplasty or stent plac ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Overlap: Atherosclerosis develops in our coronaries and can cause damage to heart. Some other diseases damage heart as well! viral, rheumatic, infections etc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
Cv words: These all refer to cardiovascular particulars. Pectoris = Chest. Atherosclerosis = vascular wall scarring from cholesterol deposit. Coronary artery di ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Sick: Doesn't sound good what do you want to know?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
CHF vs cAD: CHF is the inability of the heart muscle to effectively either contract or dilate the chambers so that blood reaches all parts of the body. This resul ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Generally no. : Coronary artery disease is narrowing of the feeding vessels to the heart, with risk factors that include smoking, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: A 400-letter space is impossible to address many indicated subjects as questioned here. Why not type in the terms as keywords to search online? Thereb ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience in Internal medicine
Yes: Heart failure can cause decreased blood flow to the kidneys, causing decreased renal function. Renal failure can also exacerbate heart failure by incr ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Heart failure: Yes, heart failure can be inherited through certain types of heart diseases called cardiomyopathy's. One such condition is called familial dilated car ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: Since there are many causes, the answer depends on the cause. For example, if someone is born with a congenital anomaly, correcting the defect may cor ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
CHF: Congestive heart failure occurs whenever the heart can't manage its job well enough for any reason. Coronary artery disease is just one of many, many ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Sometimes: Hypertension and CAD can lead to the reduced capacity of the heart to function which in turn can lead to chf.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
No: This is an electrical problem.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
Yes.: Congestive heart failure, chf, has a 50% mortality at five (5) years if left untreated.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Can be: But there are lots of ways to treat it and prevent progression. So do not ignore the symptoms. If you are having chest pain, get help and see a doctor ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sarkis Barupian
39 years experience in Family Medicine
Serious and manageab: Congestive heart failure is often one of the compications of CAD. Both are serious conditions that can be managed with proper medications, diet, exerc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
24 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Closely: Impaired left heart function leads to elevated filling pressure of the left heart and this pressure is transmitted to the right heart creating pulmona ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Gouveia
8 years experience in General Practice
Yes: Heart failure is a colloquial term for the formal "congestive heart failure" diagnosis. The term "congestive" refers to the fact that with heart failu ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: It depends a great deal on how advanced is the condition. A patient who can walk a long distance with mild shortness of breath will do pretty well. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
It can: The most common cause of right heart failure is left heart failure.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: Coronary artery disease is the #1 killer of adults in the United States ahead of cancer. Your individual risk of coronary disease is based on your ris ... Read More
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