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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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Acquisition Gives Merck Access to KW-3902, an Investigational Phase 3 Compound for Acute Congestive Heart Failure
In severe reactions there may be respiratory depression, cardiovascular collapse, arrhythmias, myocardial infarction, acute congestive heart failure, unconsciousness, convulsions, and death.
While Urodilatin is still in clinical development, ANP and another member of the natriuretic peptide hormone family, BNP, are clinically available for the treatment of acute congestive heart failure.
The study concluded that elevated NT-proBNP concentration in the presence of a low GFR strongly predicts 60-day mortality in patients with acute congestive heart failure (CHF), better than either individual parameter alone; 60-day survival was similar in patients with either a low GFR or a high NT-proBNP.

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