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INSUFFICIENCY. What is not competent; not enough.

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Efficacy of a homeopathic Crataegus preparation compared with usual therapy for mild (NYHA II) cardiac insufficiency: results of an observational cohort study.
BEST, Beta/blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial; CI, confidence interval; CIBIS II, Cardiac Insufficiency Bisoprolol Study; COPERNICUS, Carvedilol Prospective Randomized Cumulative Survival; CVD, cardiovascular disease; EF, ejection fraction; HF, heart failure; MERIT/HF, Metoprolol CR/XL Randomized Intervention Trial in Congestive Heart Failure; RR, relative risk; SENIORS, Study of the Effects of Nebivolol Intervention on Outcomes and Rehospitalisation in Seniors with Heart Failure.
On September 28, Al-Nadim was diagnosed with an infection that created pulmonary pressure and cardiac insufficiency.
With regard to the clinical evolution of patients with infective endocarditis, in the present study, 52% of patients presented septicemia complication, 11% pulmonary embolism, and 37% cardiac insufficiency. According to Karchmer (2001), the intracardiac complications during bacterial endocarditis show that the mortality rate is unacceptable when the treatment is limited to the use of antibiotics.
will market the anti-hypertensive product Cardicor(R)(Bisoprolol), for the treatment of cardiac insufficiency, as well as Emcor(R)(Bisoprolol) for the treatment of hypertension and angina pectoris.
As 20 to 25% of the effective cardiac output is passed through the circuit, its use is contraindicated in patients with cardiac insufficiency. Hypotensive patients with adequate cardiac output must be given vasopressors to achieve the required mean arterial pressure of 70 mmHg.
Deutsche Telekom said the Klinik Friedrichshafen GmbH hospital has been using the telemedicine system since 1 November 2007, to monitor patients with cardiac insufficiency.
Although these patients suffer from respiratory distress caused by cardiac insufficiency, this symptom is common to many other conditions and diseases.
A history of angina was found in 17 patients (53%), myocardial infarction in 14 (44%), and cardiac insufficiency in 2 (6%), with 53% of the events occurring 30-60 days prior to lung surgery.
In societies that depend greatly upon meat products, the relationship between cardiac insufficiency and high cholesterol levels is inescapable.
The doctor had previously treated her for cardiac insufficiency and for multiple bulging cervical discs.
In fact, the Commission E has approved the use of the leaf and flower extract for Stage II cardiac insufficiency, but this fact was not mentioned.