[Diagnosis of heart failure].


The diagnosis of heart failure is based on strict process using clinical examination as well as other tests. The fine analysis of cardinal symptoms - tiredness and dyspnea--as well as of various signs is required. In cases of uncertainty, blood testing of BNP or NT-pro-BNP improves the diagnostic accuracy. Then the diagnosis is confirmed only after the… (More)


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@article{Logeart2010DiagnosisOH, title={[Diagnosis of heart failure].}, author={Damien Logeart}, journal={La Revue du praticien}, year={2010}, volume={60 7}, pages={921-5, 928-9} }