Do ABGs go up or down in heart failure?

Answer Arterial blood gases, or ABGs, are blood measurements that help determine pulmonary function and the oxygenation of body tissues. During heart failure, ABG measurements may remain within the normal... Read More »

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Will an X-ray and blood work tell if someone is having a heart attack/heart disease/ or hear failure?

As I said to another of your questions, go see a family doctor. He/she can do a thorough workup and get you to any testing or specialist you need.Going to the ER & demanding tests isn't helpful. Th... Read More »

My 23 yr old brother has heart failure,does anyone know the leading heart surgeon in the Uk for a 2nd opinion?

I'm not sure if there is a "superstar" consultant in this country. There are excellent teams at many hospitals, who often mix-&-match, so it's hard to tell who's working the miracles.The Health Ca... Read More »

What is the difference between heart attack and heart failure?

Heart Attack : a heart attack occurs when the supply of blood and oxygen to the area of the heart muscle is blocked usually by a clot in a coronary artery often, this blockage leads to arrhythmia's... Read More »

Why do we say' Heart Attack' and not 'Heart Failure'?

There is a difference between between failure and attack....failure is the lack of ability to do something....Heart failure means that the heart present in the human body fails to perform its func... Read More »