congestive congestive  /kən ˈdʒɛ stɪv/


  • (adj) relating to or affected by an abnormal collection of blood or other fluid


  • HMHP Program Helps Needy Heart Failure Patients

    As many as 39 recently diagnosed heart failure patients who meet specified health and financial-need criteria can participate -- free of charge -- in a four-month exercise rehabilitation program cooperatively administered by the Congestive Heart Failure Clinic and Cardiac Rehabilitation program at St. Joseph Health Center. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "I've got diabetes, I've got congestive heart failure, I've got an irregular heartbeat - which is called arrhythmia - and I've got, at times, reduced kidney and liver function," said Caray, whose doctors need to keep a close eye on him to...
    on Apr 1, 2008 By: Skip Caray Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution

  2. "The FDA didn't take that advice," said Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, a critic of the agency. "Instead, the warning about congestive heart failure risks with this drug is currently buried."
    on May 22, 2007 By: Charles Grassley Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

  3. "The desire to cure very serious ailments is a universally shared aspiration," Pacholczyk said. "But you can't exploit the weakest members of the human species to go after a cure. For example, if we could cure somebody's congestive heart...
    on Jul 20, 2006 By: Tadeusz Pacholczyk Source: Rocky Mountain News

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