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Definition of LVF

LVF: 1. Left ventricular failure, failure of the left side of the heart.
2. Left ventricular function, the function of the left ventricle.

In both of these senses, LVF is in contrast to RVF (right ventricular failure or function).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=33587
Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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