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Criteria for Advanced Chronic Heart Failure (ACHF)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for advanced chronic heart failure (ACHF) using the criteria of the European Society of Cardiology.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiothoracic Radiology

Objective:

laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

Metra et al proposed a definition for advanced chronic heart failure (ACHF) which incorporates current understanding of the disorder. The authors are from the Study Group on Advanced Heart Failure of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.

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