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CHF,Mitral Valve regurgitation and enlarged heart.

My mother is going on 91 years old and has CHF and Mitral Valve regurgiation and enlarged heart. She is on diuretic , lisinopril and patassium. She weighs 88.1 pounds (has always been petite and a baseline of about 110 pounds. She has no appetite but does eat with encouragement. She is fatigued. She is not a candidate for surgery. She says her knees are weak and her back hurts. What is her prognosis?
Asked On : Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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I am afraid we cannot predict the prognosis in such a case. This can be done only after I know how bad her symptoms are and the results of her investigations.

Answered: Tue, 20 Mar 2012
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