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left sided heart failure in children

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Physical exam: Fluid accumulates during congestive heart failure. When the right side of the heart fails, fluid accumulates in the legs and abdomen. When the left ... Read More
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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Weakened LV: Can be caused by many things but most common cause is cad. Lv function is usually assessed by an echocardiogram.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
LEFT SIDED FAILURE: The usual test for left sided failure includes pro bnp and if elevated suggest l.V failure .Next test is chest x-ray and if it shows cardiomegaly with ... Read More
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Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
Swelling: The left side of the heart pumps blood throughout your body. When it fails, it decreases blood flow to organs. This can cause kidney injury, liver in ... Read More
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