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What is the progress or timeline for a heart failure?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Varies acc to cause

The majority is related to coronary disease (angina or heart attack) the degree of coronary disease determine progress of failure of the heart.
But salt and fluid restriction goes long ways in keeping heart failure compensated (controlled) and that has a good effect on progress of disease.

In brief: Varies acc to cause

The majority is related to coronary disease (angina or heart attack) the degree of coronary disease determine progress of failure of the heart.
But salt and fluid restriction goes long ways in keeping heart failure compensated (controlled) and that has a good effect on progress of disease.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. John Burns
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Hard to know

Heart failure is a syndrome with many causes and resulting time courses.
Heart failure can occur suddenly and lead to death in a matter of hours to days. On the other hand it may take years before a terminal event occurs. Patients with symptomatic heart failure have a 50% five year survival rate.

In brief: Hard to know

Heart failure is a syndrome with many causes and resulting time courses.
Heart failure can occur suddenly and lead to death in a matter of hours to days. On the other hand it may take years before a terminal event occurs. Patients with symptomatic heart failure have a 50% five year survival rate.
Dr. John Burns
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