My father was diagnosed with CHF about 15 years ago. He has HBP and had a triple bypass. About six years ago he got a defibrillator and a couple of pacemakers. He is now 88 years old. He recently went in hospital for bowel obstruction surgery. He had some A fibs I think they said. They put him on Amidiarone. He was released from hospital but had to go back in a couple days later because of fluid in his extremities and lungs. They did blood work including BNP. The nurse said it was 2400 and the upper limit should be 100. Not sure what that means. I think he is getting out of hospital tomorrow. How do I have an idea of his prognosis?
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