Patient Comments: Congestive Heart Failure - Treatment
What was the treatment for your congestive heart failure?
A Doctor's View on Congestive Heart Failure Treatment
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Congestive heart failure treatment may involve medications like ACE inhibitors, beta blockers, and water pills (diuretics). Lifestyle changes are also helpful. In some cases, surgery including heart transplantation or the placement of a mechanical assist device, biventricular pacemaker, or a cardioverter-defibrillator may be necessary. Read the entire Doctor's View
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