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What is the difference between cardiac arrest, a heart attack and heart failure?

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Dr. Frederick Tibayan
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: See below ...

cardiac arrest: pumping or rhythm abnormality so severe that the flow of blood thought the heart is super low or zero - incompatible with life unless successfully treated.
heaty attack - region of heart muscle get less oxygen than it needs so the muscle dies. heart failure - heart is unable to adequately deliver oxygen to the body, or requires an unhealthy amount of filling pressure to do so.

In brief: See below ...

cardiac arrest: pumping or rhythm abnormality so severe that the flow of blood thought the heart is super low or zero - incompatible with life unless successfully treated.
heaty attack - region of heart muscle get less oxygen than it needs so the muscle dies. heart failure - heart is unable to adequately deliver oxygen to the body, or requires an unhealthy amount of filling pressure to do so.
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