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What is the difference between heart failure and congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: None

These terms are used interchangeably.

In brief: None

These terms are used interchangeably.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Technical

They are frequently used interchangeably now, but there is a rare type of heart failure that is not congestive , but is high output caused by other things such as severe anemia.

In brief: Technical

They are frequently used interchangeably now, but there is a rare type of heart failure that is not congestive , but is high output caused by other things such as severe anemia.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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