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I recently saw my Internal Medicine MD and had a blood test NT-ProBNP. I have CHF, specifically Left Ventricle Non-Compaction Syndrome, but won't see a cardiologist until July 20. The range for female my age (69 Yrs) is 0-353. My score was 458. Does that number indicate Mild, Medium or Severe CHF? Thank you.

Doctor's Assistant: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?

Blood.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

Not sure. I am currently taking 80 mg lasix A.M. and 40 P.M,, 10 mg lisinopril, 10 mg statin and 12 1/2 mg metropolol.

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Hello. Thank you for your patience. I am so sorry for the long wait, but I have been busy taking care of patients and have just now come online. Would you like my help with your question today?

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Doctor: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

This is actually very mild CHF

So I think you will be ok overall.

I'm sorry about the late reply

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