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[mass noun] Severe failure of the heart to function properly, especially as a cause of death.‘her mother had died of heart failure’
- ‘Aspirin may be harmful in patients with coronary disease and heart failure.’
- ‘The larger the area of the heart muscle affected by the heart attack, the more likely heart failure is to occur.’
- ‘In mild and moderate heart failure, renal function and electrolytes are usually normal.’
- ‘It may culminate in chronic valvular disease and can lead to heart failure and ultimately death.’
- ‘One of the most important causes of severe breathlessness is left heart failure.’
- ‘The primary outcome was the combined outcome of time to all cause death or time to recurrent congestive heart failure.’
- ‘The exceptions are for coronary bypass and for heart failure or shock.’
- ‘In most cases the above investigations will rapidly confirm the clinical diagnosis of heart failure.’
- ‘It was this mistreatment which provoked her death from heart failure on 25 July.’
- ‘Right heart failure is most commonly a secondary effect of left heart failure.’
- ‘They are widely used in patients with hypertension and with congestive heart failure.’
- ‘The epidemic of heart failure and its costs to health services continue to grow.’
- ‘Transplantation is effective in relieving the symptoms of heart failure.’
- ‘Among the commonest causes of death in India are heart attacks and heart failure.’
- ‘The distress of patients dying from heart failure was identified almost 40 years ago.’
- ‘Results from pulmonary function tests were similar in patients with and without heart failure.’
- ‘The extra fluid may cause weight gain, although severe chronic heart failure sometimes causes wasting.’
- ‘This can cause serious long-term damage such as heart failure and liver failure.’
- ‘Heart failure and drugs for heart failure can sometimes cause mild kidney disease.’
- ‘Death is usually from a secondary cause such as heart failure, pneumonia or another infection.’
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