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If someone has heart failure due to old age, is their contractility high or low?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Heart failure

Old age and heart failure can be associated either with decreased contractilty or with normal contractility and decreased diastolic function.

In brief: Heart failure

Old age and heart failure can be associated either with decreased contractilty or with normal contractility and decreased diastolic function.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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