What does CHF stand for in medical terms?

What does it mean when hospitals, doctors, or medical documents are referring to CHF?

CHF stands for:

Congestive Heart Failure

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is a condition in which the heart can’t pump enough blood throughout the body. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is also called heart failure.

Note that sometimes abbreviations and acronyms have several meanings. CHF may mean something different in your context.

If you have any questions or concerns about anything regarding your health and treatment, you should talk to your doctor.

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