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Risk of Acute Heart Failure Following Transfusion to a Patient with Severe Chronic Anemia

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Some patients with severe chronic anemia appear to function well at incredibly low hemoglobin levels, especially if the anemia has developed over a long period of time. However, these patients may develop severe heart failure if they receive a blood transfusion.

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