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A gastrointestinal cause for heart failure
  1. A Aravinthan,
  2. Y Al-naeeb,
  3. Z Abubacker,
  4. P Richardson
  1. Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Luton, Bedfordshire, UK
  1. Dr P Richardson, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, Lewsey Road, Luton LU4 0DZ, UK; aaravinthan{at}

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A 67-year-old man presented with worsening shortness of breath on exertion and peripheral oedema of 3 months duration. He had evidence of heart failure including raised jugular venous pressure, gallop rhythm and bilateral pedal oedema. …

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