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Heart Failure with poor EF

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • June 10, 2006
  • 06:53 PM

Hi,
I'm 64 yrs old & have been suffering from High Blood Pressure & Diabetes for more than 22 yrs now. Recently I have been diagnosed that:

I have an EF of 20%
I have twor coronary arteries that are 100% blocked
My lungs had some deposition of water/ vapours & doctors described it as a case Congestive Heart Failure.


I shall like to know how much Biventricular Pace Maker shall help in this scenario. Also, is it recommended to have BVP+ICD for a person like me?

Pls. respond.

Thanks

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