New York Heart Association


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New York Heart Association

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NYHA.

The professional society that promulgated four classes of heart failure. Class 1: is asymptomatic but there is risk because of hypertension with evidence of organ stress; Class 2: is mildly symptomatic during significant exertion; Class 3: is moderately symptomatic during light exertion; Class 4: the patient is unable to leave the room or bed without severe shortness of breath.
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Their average age was 68 years, 73% were men, 89% had heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, 80% had New York Heart Association class I or II heart failure, and 15% had diabetes.
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A 60-year-old man with a history of endocarditis presented with congestive heart failure New York Heart Association class III symptoms.

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