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Monday, March 16, 2009 teacher09, Community Member, asks

Q: 86 year old has heart failure how long can he survive?

My father has been in and out of the hospital and Nursing Home the last few months.  He now cannot walk and gets short of breathe just eating.  He has many heart blockages that cannot be surgically fixed.  What is his prognosis as far as the lenght of time he can live like this?  He sleeps most of the time.

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By teacher09, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/16/09, First Published: 03/16/09