Heart failure is classified into four stages (Stage A through Stage D) that reflect the development and progression of the condition. Treatment depends on the stage of heart failure.
The first two stages (Stage A and Stage B) are not technically heart failure, but indicate that a patient is at high risk for developing it.
Stage A. In Stage A, patients are at high risk for heart failure but do not show any symptoms or have structural damage of the...Read more
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