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What is the longest someone not treated lived with congestive heart failure?
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Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Pediatrics - Cardiology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Impossible to say
You would need to know all of the people that have ever had heart failure and follow them until their death.
As you can see this would be an impossible undertaking.

In brief: Impossible to say
You would need to know all of the people that have ever had heart failure and follow them until their death.
As you can see this would be an impossible undertaking.
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Historical data
In the old days, the oft quoted survival statistic for CHF (since there was no treatment) was a 2 year 50% survival.
Obviously, that takes all comers - some forms are very mild and this wouldn't apply. Moreover, modern treatment has completely changed all that.

In brief: Historical data
In the old days, the oft quoted survival statistic for CHF (since there was no treatment) was a 2 year 50% survival.
Obviously, that takes all comers - some forms are very mild and this wouldn't apply. Moreover, modern treatment has completely changed all that.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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