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American College of Cardiology (ACC) & American Heart Association (AHA) Diastolic Heart Failure Criteria

Purpose:

To determine if a patient has diastolic heart failure using the ACC/AHA criteria.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Interventional Cardiology, General Practice, General Preventive Medicine, Cardiothoracic Radiology

Objective:

imaging studies, laboratory tests, criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I50

Description:

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) included general criteria for making the diagnosis of diastolic heart failure. This occurs when there is impaired relaxation of the ventricle during diastole.

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