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What is pathophysiologic of right sided heart failure !?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Right heart failure: The commonest cause of right heart failure is left heart failure. The causes of isolated right heart failure include primary pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary diseases associated with pulmonary hypertension. Left to right cardiac shunts cause right heart failure and mitral stenosis is another(techinically this is a left heart cause.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

What is right side heart failure vs. Left sided?

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Dr. Ryan Cooley
Cardiology 29 years experience
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 unique constellation of symptoms including swelling in abdomen and legs, liver malfunction, weakness and shortness of breath.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What are the tests for right-sided heart failure?

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Dr. Michael Zevitz
Internal medicine 37 years experience
Physical exam and: Echocardiogram of the heart.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What are the symptoms of right sided heart failure?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
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 breath and lightheadedness during activities, chest discomfort or pain, swelling of feet and ankles.Symptoms of underlying cause wheezing and cough and fainting spells with activities.
A 33-year-old member asked:

What causes right-sided heart failure?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
RV failure: The commonest cause of right heart failure is left heart failure. After left heart failure causes include pulmonary vascular disease, pulmonary parenchymal disease, congenital heart disease, myocardial disease and valvular heart disease and others
A 39-year-old member asked:

Is heart failure on the left and right side different from each other?

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Dr. Ali Valika
Cardiology 20 years experience
Yes: Left heart failure will affect the lungs. Right heart failure affects the systemic vaculature and causes ascites, abdominal distention, and lower extremity edema.

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