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If you have heart failure, you may see your usual health professional or a doctor who focuses on the heart (a
cardiologist). You may see both doctors.
In some cases, you might get treatment from a
heart failure specialist, which is a cardiologist who focuses
on heart failure.
How often you see your doctor mostly
depends on how bad your
heart failure symptoms are.
To keep an eye on your heart failure, your doctor
or nurse will:
Current as of:
March 12, 2014
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
& Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology
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