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Dyspnoea in a patient with chronic heart failure: surprise, surpise!


Dyspnoea is one of the typical symptoms of congestive heart failure. The cause of dyspnoea in this patient with chronic heart failure, 8 months after coronary artery bypass grafting, was a great surprise for the heart failure physician, showing that a more broad view of dyspnoea is warranted in this common symptom.



Dyspnoea in a patient with chronic heart failure: surprise, surpise!

Oliver Adam, Ingrid Kindermann, Andreas Link, Katharina Rentz, Michael Böhm
BMJ Case Reports 2009, doi:10.1136/bcr.02.2009.1548

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