Congestive Heart Failure Screening

Even if you don't show signs or symptoms of this condition your doctor still may ask you to participate in screening for Congestive Heart Failure if you have common risk factors. Learn more about the specific tests or exams given by your doctor to screen for Congestive Heart Failure.

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Screening for Congestive Heart Failure


The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.

Screening Tests or Guidelines

There are no guidelines for screening for congestive heart failure in the absence of symptoms. If you have symptoms or risk factors for heart disease see your doctor.


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