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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We found a relatively higher rate of anastomotic leak, severe sepsis, myocardial infarction, ileus, pneumonia and pulmonary congestion, all of which could be plausibly linked to high volumes of fluid therapy.
The patient's condition gradually declined, with progressive uremia and passive pulmonary congestion, and he expired on hospital day 9.
Gross postmortem examinations revealed bronchopneumonia in the adult and unilateral pulmonary congestion and an empty stomach in the infant.
Coughing is a sign of worsening pulmonary congestion.
A chest X-ray showed signs consistent with pulmonary congestion, which was treated with fluid restriction and diuretics.
At necropsy, the most reliable lesions were multifocal hemorrhagic necrosis in the pancreas, pulmonary congestion and edema, and subepicardial hemorrhages.
The patient then developed congestive heart failure with pulmonary congestion and a basic natriuretic protein (BNP) of 1650.
LAP is the "gold standard" in hemodynamic monitoring for HF, providing the most objective, direct measure of left-sided cardiac filling pressure, increases in which precede development of pulmonary congestion (fluid in the lungs) and other HF symptoms.
An autopsy showed severe pulmonary congestion, hemorrhage, and acute necrotizing bronchopneumonia.