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Your heart and heart failure

Many people who have been in the hospital for heart problems want to learn more about how their heart works and what went wrong.

Please ask your health care team about anything that you don't understand or if you want to receive more information about something.

How a normal heart looks

normal heart



Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Heart Failure, fourth edition, ISBN 1-931876-31-2

First published: 10/04/2002
Last updated: 08/11/2011

Reviewed by: Allina Health's Patient Education Department experts