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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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Clinical findings alone are usually inadequate to differentiate systolic heart failure from diastolic heart failure (10-12).
To date, researchers have focused on systolic heart failure, believing that the majority of heart failure patients--up to 70 percent--suffer from this form of the disease.
The authors included randomized controlled clinical trials enrolling adults with systolic heart failure (ejection fraction < 40%) evaluating studies restricting salt through a dietary intervention or recommending reduced salt intake.
Yeh and her associates at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, randomized 100 patients with systolic heart failure to 12 weeks of twice-weekly tai chi classes or twice-weekly education classes.
Although we have a number of treatments for systolic heart failure, there are no approved treatments at all for diastolic heart failure, a deadly disease with a 60 percent mortality rate five years after diagnosis," said Dudley.
The review also includes a discussion on echocardiography in differentiating diastolic from systolic heart failure and in ruling out other disorders.
CRT (cardiac resynchronization therapy) devices currently address part of the systolic heart failure population, but no approved therapies exist for diastolic patients.
Lawson WE, Silver MA, Hui JC, Kennard ED, Kelsey SF Angina patients with diastolic versus systolic heart failure demonstrate comparable immediate and one-year benefit from enhanced external counterpulsation.
During the study, the researchers followed 2,331 patients with moderate-to-severe systolic heart failure (average age 59) for up to four years (average of 2.
The double-blind study randomizes patients with New York Heart Association class III or IV systolic heart failure and secondary pulmonary hypertension to 12 weeks of placebo or oral sildenafil titrated up to 75 mg t.
DHF, together with systolic heart failure (SHF), are two clinical subsets of the syndrome of chronic heart failure that are most commonly encountered in clinical practice.

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