Submitted by Dr T on July 20, 2011 – 3:02pm
Yes it is. Congestion stands for congestive heart failure (CHF), probably as a result of coronary artery disease causing heart attacks:
With the recent ECHO showing a 20% Ejection Fraction his heart function is severely depressed. The medications are appropriate for this condition, although others are often used in addition:
Treatment with medications is often adequate. Sometimes the coronary artery disease (if present) can be treated with an intervention to improve the heart’s blood supply. In some patients a heart transplant may become necessary.
Hope this helps,