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What are the best tests for congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Three

1. Physical exam by a trained physician, 2.
Echocardiogram, 3. Blood test called nt pro-bnp (done to assess elevated pressure in the ventricle, only needed if exam and echocardiogram are not definitive).

In brief: Three

1. Physical exam by a trained physician, 2.
Echocardiogram, 3. Blood test called nt pro-bnp (done to assess elevated pressure in the ventricle, only needed if exam and echocardiogram are not definitive).
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