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Are there stages of congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: NYHA

Heart failure is staged according to the new york heart association classification.
In the system, class i is no symptoms. Class ii is symptoms with a high level of physical activity. Class iii his symptoms with a low level of activity. Class IV is symptoms at rest.

In brief: NYHA

Heart failure is staged according to the new york heart association classification.
In the system, class i is no symptoms. Class ii is symptoms with a high level of physical activity. Class iii his symptoms with a low level of activity. Class IV is symptoms at rest.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

we have 2 types of heart failure : systolic ( means the pumping function of the heart is reduced) Diastolic ( means the heart is stiff and unable to relax enough to get filled with blood) stages : 1-4 1 means the symptoms ( shortness of breath ) comes with severe exertion 2 with minimal exertion 3 with daily activity 4 with rest

In brief: Yes

we have 2 types of heart failure : systolic ( means the pumping function of the heart is reduced) Diastolic ( means the heart is stiff and unable to relax enough to get filled with blood) stages : 1-4 1 means the symptoms ( shortness of breath ) comes with severe exertion 2 with minimal exertion 3 with daily activity 4 with rest
Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
Dr. Mohammed Al hallak
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: CHF

There is a new york heart association classification describing how bad the symptoms are.
Treatment can sometimes move a patient between stages. They are descriptive stages.

In brief: CHF

There is a new york heart association classification describing how bad the symptoms are.
Treatment can sometimes move a patient between stages. They are descriptive stages.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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