pulmonary edema

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pulmonary edema

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē i′dē·mə]
(medicine)
An effusion of fluid into the alveoli and interstitial spaces of the lungs.
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Acute pulmonary edema in EV71 infections was rarely reported before the 1998 outbreak in Taiwan (12).
It is the sudden or acute elevations in left atrial pressures that are more likely to result in acute pulmonary edema (Fraser, Muller, Colman, & Pare, 1999; Little, & Braunwald, 1997).
Acute pulmonary edema complicating diagnostic laparoscopy preceded by thoracotomy.
Hospitalization with acute pulmonary edema was an important marker for increased mortality risk in patients with ischemic HF, but not in those with hypertensive HF.
This case report documents acute pulmonary edema in an elderly woman receiving intravenous infliximab.
The incidence of acute pulmonary edema and arrhythmias was significantly lower in the coenzyme Q10 group.
A five-pound or more weight gain or worsening foot swelling (pedal edema) should be reported to the prescriber to prevent acute pulmonary edema and hospital admission for CHF.

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