A female asked:
whats the difference pulmonary edema and pulmonary venous congestion?
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Cardiology 39 years experience
Pulmonary: pulmonary venous congestion will eventually lead to pulmonary edema if not checked; both are serious conditions needing prompt diagnosis and treatment
A 36-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between pulmonary edema and pulmonary congestion?
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Cardiology 37 years experience
Pulm edema: A matter of semantics to some physicians. The terms are often used interchangeably to describe fluid build-up in the lungs regardless of cause. More descriptive terms that are used include cardiogenic pulmonary edema and non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema.
A female asked:
Whats the different bw pulmonary venous congestion and pulmonary edema ?
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A Verified Doctor answered
Pul edema terms: They are both describing the same thing. When a radiologist describes pulmonary venous congestion, it usually means that he or she is less certain of the diagnosis or that the findings on the x-ray or mild or borderline in appearance.
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