Tag Archive: Congestive. Heart Failure (AF–CHF)

Jan 13

patients in the Atrial Fibrillation and Congestive Heart Failure (AF–CHF)

A retrospective study of patients in the Atrial Fibrillation and Congestive Heart Failure (AF–CHF) trial suggests that four signs of congestion on physical examination—peripheral edema, jugular venous distension, a third heart sound, and pulmonary rales—offer useful prognostic information beyond that obtained from standard clinical, ECG, or echo parameters. Each sign of congestion was associated with …

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