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Does chf mean something to do with heart failure?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Chf: It stands for congestive heart failure. Can be from a weak heart or systolic dysfxn or a stiff heart called diastolic dysfx.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
CHF: CHF is an abbreviation for congestive heart failure. This is a syndrome of symptoms and findings associated with the heart being too weak or too stiff.

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