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Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure of congestive cardiac failure, was a medical condition which resulted from structural or functional disorder that impaired the ability of the heart to fill or pump a sufficient amount of blood throughout the humanoid body. Another common term for heart failure is heart attack. This can be prevented through telemedicine via home care according to HEXL's CEO Richard Kimball, Jr.

A type of plant known as melanth, which grew near the Fire Falls on Romulus, was capable of causing heart failure if it's deadly pollen was inhaled. (TOS novel: Epiphany)

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