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Less severe heart failure

Current definition

March 2022

Less severe heart failure

A definite diagnosis by a consultant cardiologist of failure of the heart to function as a pump. There must be evidence of the following:

  • permanent and irreversible limitation of function to at least Class III of the New York Heart Association classification; and
  • permanent and irreversible ejection fraction of more than 39% and less than 50%.
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