cor pulmonale

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cor pulmonale

[¦kȯr ‚pu̇l·mə′näl·ē]
(medicine)
Hypertrophy and dilation of the right ventricle that is secondary to obstruction to the pulmonary blood flow and consequent pulmonary hypertension.
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16,17) To our knowledge, this is the first documented case of right heart failure in an African penguin.
These cases highlight the importance of considering IE in a patient presenting with features suggestive of pneumonia coupled with right heart failure.
In advanced stages, there may be signs of valvular regurgitation and right heart failure which include elevated jugular venous pressure with accentuated V waves (in the presence of tricuspid regurgitation), diastolic murmur of pulmonary regurgitation, holosystolic murmur of tricuspid regurgitation, right ventricular S3 gallop, pulsatile hepatomegaly, peripheral edema and ascites.
Transthoracic echocardiography demonstrated severe right heart failure with a markedly dilated right ventricle, moderate tricuspid regurgitation and right ventricular systolic pressure of 66 mmHg.
Kia, a 28-year-old single mother of two young children, had developed significant pulmonary emboli, progressive pulmonary hypertension and right heart failure requiring evaluation for transplant on our unit.
2] or greater, male gender, hypertension, age of at least 45 years, and increased pulmonary embolism risk as indicated by prior thrombosis or pulmonary embolus, right heart failure, obesity hyperventilation, or use of an inferior vena cava filter (Surg.
He had no signs of pulmonary hypertension, right heart failure, or clubbing.
Percent of 37 Obstetric Care Providers Who Recognized Increased Anesthetic Risks in Obese Patients Difficult IV access 100% Gestational diabetes 97% Chronic hypertension 92% Difficult intubation 92% Sleep apnea 86% Failed epidural placement 81% Thromboembolism 78% Failed intubation 72% Preeclampsia 69% Aspiration 67% Uneven epidural block 64% Transient hypoxemia 50% Right heart failure 47% Intraoperative maternal blood loss 44% Respiratory suppression by opioids 33% Source: Dr.
Clinically, patients with PTTM often present with progressive dyspnea and pulmonary hypertension of unknown etiology, and develop right heart failure.
We are excited about the opportunity before us to make a major positive impact for patients with heart failure, and we believe that we have partnered with the right heart failure physicians and interventional cardiologists to enroll this trial quickly.
A 10-year-old male child was referred to our emergency room for acute right heart failure who had two times of syncope before.