ACUTE DECOMPENSATED
HEART FAILURE
(ADHF)

New or worsening symptoms of heart failure is called acute decompensated heart failure, or ADHF.

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HEART FAILURE

Heart failure is when the heart can’t pump enough blood to the rest of your body with each contraction.

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CONGESTION

This can lead to lungs filling with fluid.

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FATIGUE

Patients may experience fatigue, swelling in their legs, ankles and feet, or a rapid and irregular heartbeat.

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ADHF is not uncommon

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OVER

25 million

people in the world have heart failure

are hospitalized every year

5 million