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HEART FAILURE (ADHF)
New or worsening symptoms of heart failure is called acute decompensated heart failure, or ADHF.
Heart failure is when the heart can’t pump enough blood to the rest of your body with each contraction.
This can lead to lungs filling with fluid.
Patients may experience fatigue, swelling in their legs, ankles and feet, or a rapid and irregular heartbeat.
ADHF is not uncommon
people in the world have heart failure
are hospitalized every year
For more information on heart failure:
The Heart Failure Society of America
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