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Could you explain what is left sided heart failure?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Congestive heart fai

CHF is a symptom complex.
Many cardiac problems can cause chf. Generally loss of exercise capacity, shortness of breath, fatigue and sometimes peripheral swelling we call edema is present. CHF can be right sided, left sided or biventricular. It can be caused by systolic, diastolic or valvar problems. It affects the whole body and all its systems.

In brief: Congestive heart fai

CHF is a symptom complex.
Many cardiac problems can cause chf. Generally loss of exercise capacity, shortness of breath, fatigue and sometimes peripheral swelling we call edema is present. CHF can be right sided, left sided or biventricular. It can be caused by systolic, diastolic or valvar problems. It affects the whole body and all its systems.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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