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Is congestive heart failure the same as lvf?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Unclear what's LVF?

CHF is the usual term for congestive heart failure.
However, lvf is not commonly used. It could be left ventricular function or left ventricular failure. Lvh is a common term for left ventricular hypertrophy which may precede left ventricular failure.

In brief: Unclear what's LVF?

CHF is the usual term for congestive heart failure.
However, lvf is not commonly used. It could be left ventricular function or left ventricular failure. Lvh is a common term for left ventricular hypertrophy which may precede left ventricular failure.
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