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what are the tests for left-sided heart failure?

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Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
LEFT SIDED FAILURE: The usual test for left sided failure includes pro bnp and if elevated suggest l.V failure .Next test is chest x-ray and if it shows cardiomegaly with evidence of chf. Next test is echocardiography and finally left ventriculography.
Answered on Mar 28, 2013
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