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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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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
RV failure: The commonest cause of right heart failure is left heart failure. After left heart failure causes include pulmonary vascular disease, pulmonary parenc ... 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Many: Most common cause of r sided failure is l sided failure. Pulmonary hypertension, primary lung diseases and valvular problems can also produce this.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Cooley
28 years experience Cardiology
Right heart failure: Right heart failure refers to weakness or stiffness involving the right ventricle or lower chamber as opposed to the left ventricle. This causes a un ... Read More
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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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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
36 years experience Internal medicine
Physical exam and: Echocardiogram of the heart.
A 50-year-old member asked:
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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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Congestion: Breathlessness, especially with exertion. Easy fatigability. Impaired exercise capacity. These are early signs. Without treatment, one becomes short ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Symptoms rt heart fa: Rt sided heart failure is due to long standing high blood pressure in pulmonary arteriesand right ventricle of the heart.Symptoms are shortness of bre ... Read More
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