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Heart failure

A heterogeneous condition in which the heart is unable to pump out sufficient blood to meet the metabolic need of the body. Heart failure can be caused by structural defects, functional abnormalities (VENTRICULAR DYSFUNCTION), or a sudden overload beyond its capacity. Chronic heart failure is more common than acute heart failure which results from sudden insult to cardiac function, such as MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
6749
Concept ID:
C0018801
Disease or Syndrome
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Aldosterone antagonist

agent that counteracts or opposes the action of aldosterone. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
1405
Concept ID:
C0002007
Pharmacologic Substance
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Aldosterone

A hormone secreted by the ADRENAL CORTEX that regulates electrolyte and water balance by increasing the renal retention of sodium and the excretion of potassium. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
1404
Concept ID:
C0002006
Hormone; Organic Chemical; Pharmacologic Substance
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Heart Failure

MedGen UID:
880986
Concept ID:
CN236639
Disease or Syndrome
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Congestive heart failure

Failure of the heart to pump a sufficient amount of blood to meet the needs of the body tissues, resulting in tissue congestion and edema. Signs and symptoms include shortness of breath, pitting edema, enlarged tender liver, engorged neck veins, and pulmonary rales. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
9169
Concept ID:
C0018802
Disease or Syndrome
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New York Heart Association Class III

A finding associated with a patient with defined or presumed cardiac disease with marked limitation of physical activity. They are comfortable at rest. Less than ordinary activity causes fatigue, palpitation, or dyspnea. (from The Criteria Committee of the New York Heart Association. Nomenclature and Criteria for Diagnosis of Diseases of the Heart and Great Vessels. 9th ed. Boston, Mass: Little, Brown & Co; 1994:253-256.) [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
362153
Concept ID:
C1882086
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