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How long do people usually live after they get congestive heart failure?

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Dr. Spyros Smith
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Depends

It depends on the cause of the congestive heart failure, e.
g. Due to a heart attack, diastolic dysfunction, stenotic aortic valve, virus and others. Life expectancy can vary from months to many years.

In brief: Depends

It depends on the cause of the congestive heart failure, e.
g. Due to a heart attack, diastolic dysfunction, stenotic aortic valve, virus and others. Life expectancy can vary from months to many years.
Dr. Spyros Smith
Dr. Spyros Smith
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Variable

No clear answer can be given because so many factors are present.
Many people recover and live for many years. Others have irreversible heart damage and a poor prognosis.

In brief: Variable

No clear answer can be given because so many factors are present.
Many people recover and live for many years. Others have irreversible heart damage and a poor prognosis.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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In brief: Possibly decades...

...With proper care and treatment.

In brief: Possibly decades...

...With proper care and treatment.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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