Congestive heart failure treatment

Congestive heart failure- types, diagnosis and treatment

What is Congestive heart failure?

A condition that troubles the chambers of your heart there by ventricles won’t be able to supply required amount of blood to the various parts of your body.As a result blood and other fluids back up will accumulate in various parts of the body creating swellings
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Types of Congestive heart failure

1) Systolic heart failure

Systolic heart failure occurs when the heart muscle is not able to contract with required force

2) Diastolic heart failure

Diastolic heart failure will happens when the heart contracts normally, but the ventricles do not relax properly or are stiff, and less blood enters the heart during normal filling.

Heart failure diagnosis

Heart failure diagnosis

· Blood tests

· B-type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) blood test

· Chest X-ray

· Echocardiogram

· The Ejection Fraction (EF)

· Electrocardiogram

· Cardiac catheterization

· Stress test


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Treatment for Heart failure

Heart surgeries for heart failure are

  • · Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
  • · Heart valve surgery
  • · Implantable left ventricular assist device (LVAD)
  • · Heart transplant
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