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Pulmonary Vascular Cephalization
Location: The scales are the same, but regular hypertension is the blood pressure recorded on your arm or wrist cuff. The lungs typically are at a much lower pressure (20-30 mmhg) than the arms (120-140 mmhg). Pulmonary hypertension causes symptoms of heart failure, shortness of breath, and swelling of the legs. Regular essential hypertension is a risk factor for stroke and heart diseae. ...Read more
Define?accute anteroseptal myocardial infarction, atherosclerotic obstructive coronary artery disease, pulmonary edema, cardiogenic shock, hypokalemia
Here are some...: A 400-letter space is impossible to address many indicated subjects as questioned here. Why not type in the terms as keywords to search online? Thereby you surely gain a lot of pertinent information to feed your appetite of knowledge. Or you may just ask your doc who should be able to answer your questions to the point much easier. ...Read more
Abnormal lung veins: The pulmonary veins are the vessels that normally bring blood with oxygen back to the heart from the lungs. Supracardiac tapvr is when these veins drain to the innominate vein which eventually brings that blood back to the right side of the heart rather than the left. This requires surgical repair. Babies born with this usually have much lower than normal oxygen levels and appear blue. ...Read more
Congenital defect: Tetralogy of fallot is a congenital defect of the heart in which the there is a hole in the ventricular septum ( wall that separate the two ventricles) of the heart, overriding of the septal defect by the aorta and atresia of the pulmonary artery, it causes mixing of arterial blood with venous blood , therefore hypoxemia ( low level of oxygen) to the general circulation, pulmonary HTN may occur. ...Read more
Neurologist: A neurologist could uncover cause and treat with medication to reverse and prevent further progression. ...Read more
ECHO for PH: Pulmonary hypertension (ph) is often first detected by echocardiogram (echo) which estimates the pulmonary artery systolic pressure. The diagnosis is confirmed by right heart catheterization which measures mean pulmonary artery pressure and resistance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Terminology: pulmonary artery disease is a vague term that may relate to any abnormal process in the pulmonary arterial system, however, pulmonary arterial hypertension is a very specific disorder that is defined by an elevated mean pulmonary arterial pressure, a normal wedge pressure, and an elevated pulmonary vascular resistance. these are measured by doing a right heart catherization. ...Read more
What does coronary occlusion acute, arterio-sclerotic cardio vascular disease and acute myocardial infarction mean?
Wow,: Do u want 2b an md? The pulmonary artery takes the blood (that gave up the oxygen to the tissues in the body) from your right heart to the lungs. Oxygenated blood returns to the left heart via the 4 pulmonary veins. This is called the pulmonary circulation ( see google) pulmonary (in the p.Artery) and the tricuspid (between the 2 chambers of the right heart control the flow in this system. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"Normal systemic venous and pulmonary venus return.The SVC and IVC are of normal caliber.Normal pulmonary venous anatomy."Does aboveMRI rules out clot?
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Several factors: One of the factors is the distribution of the infarct. The arteries of the brain have a very well-defined territory that they supply and venous infarcts may not be isolated to one of those territories. Also, there may be direct or indirect evidence on a noncontrast ct or MRI that suggest occlusion of one of the major venous structures. Clinical history is also considered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: A cerebrovascular accident (cva) means that a blood vessel in the brain has had something happen to it and a stroke (cva). Blood vessels are arteries and veins. Although we usually think of a cva as being due to a blocked artery or a bleeding artery in the brain, a vein can have a thrombosis and become blocked and cause a cva too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PH and PAH: Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is often first detected by echocardiogram and may be caused by a variety of conditions. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is caused narrowing of the small lung arteries and must be diagnosed by heart catheterization. PAH requires treatment by an expert specialist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Probably not: A cardiac echo/Doppler study would show pulmonary HTN changes by viewing the right ventricular function , size and pressure. There are additonsl studies that can also be done. It is very important to know WHY you have Pulmonary HTN. If due chronic Pulmonary embolism it is a serious situation for which there exists very effective Rx. Other causes can also be treated. Consult your doc. ...Read more
Carotid artery disease, different results from duplex ultrasound vs. Ct angiogram (cta), is that possible?
Usually from CHF: Vascular congestion or pulmonary edema is usually the result of a cardiac problem call congestive heart failure (chf). The left side of the heart can not keep up with the right, so blood stagnates in the lungs. This causes shortness of breath, inability to lie flat, and sometimes white frothy sputum. ...Read more
I have pulmonary vascular congestion along with an enlarged heart. Is this something dangerous as one doc said it was nothing?
May be: Pulmonary congestion and cardiomegaly (if you truly have them) may represent signs of early heart failure but you do not say if you have shortness of breath or any other symptoms. Nothing wrong to get a second opinion from a cardiologist that you trust and follow his lead. Do not be afraid of asking questions! you should be allright. ...Read more
My chest xray accentuated broncho-pulmonary vascular markings at para cardiac region for clinical correlation what is that mean ??
In this age, likely x ray technique or reader overcall. Bronchial thickening can be acute (allergic or infectious bronchitis, poss. asthma) or chronic (a component of COPD (really doubt under 30 yo)). Vessels can be prominent due to heart failure (usu. upper lung, in aged). > vessels on the rt. ?pectus, AKA pigeon chest.
?prior films and mostly clinical assessment w/ Pulmonary or Internal Med. ...Read more
My mother has ovarian cancer, c. diff., pulmonary vascular congestion, bibasilar pleural effusions and cardiomegaly. Is prognosis days, weeks, etc.?
Poor, but...: Clinically & obviously, sorry to say your mom's life expectancy would be not long, but how long specifically is beyond someone online can suggest. In fact, asking her attending doc would be most decent to get pertinent answer since s/he know more about her than anyone online. Best... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
ER visit for breathing issues and edema. Chf and copd patient. gained 40lbs in 2wks, Fluid blisters. Er said he was fine and sent home. He died 2.5 days later. Er record showed he had enlarged heart and pulmonary vascular congestion. What happened?
Less blood in PA: If the is decrease blood flow into pulmonary artery pa or any of it's branches then there will be decrease pulmonary vascularity. In babies some congenital disease like atresia of pa and tetralogy of fallot can cause that , in adults pulmonary embolus or clots in pa can cause that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Definition: Vascular is blood vessel and pulmonary is lung. There is disease in the blood vessels and that includes the thickening of the blood vessels causing pulmonary hypertension, small clots or chronic pe, or venoocclusive disease if it happens in the veins. There are also the fragility causing hemorrhages in certain diseases as the autoimmunes. ...Read more
Lungs takes involuntary sudden breath why? Im asthmatic and possibly vascular diease problems. Is all associated together?
If a had 1st attack in nov 2011 2nd in may 2012. Now a has cardiomegaly, vascular conjestion & lungs with water. Is any byepass possible?
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My mothers dengue test was negative. She died due to effect of fever on her heart lungs vascular damage. Why?
Does cardiomegaly, vascular congestion and lungs filled with water cause death my mother died because of these?
My mother was suffering from dengue. Her platelates had come upto 5000. She had cardiomegaly and vascular congestion. Her lungs were filled with fluid?
Pulmonary hypertension in echo, so heart catheterization next. With EDS (weaker collagen)&many vascular symptoms, is the test OK for me? Other option?
It is the best tests: EDS can cause pulmonary hypertension, a condition that usually is difficult to diagnose with the physical exam only. Most cardiologist would start with non-invasive testing like an echocardiogram but to confirm such diagnosis right heart catheterization is still the best ( invasive) diagnostic procedure. Follow up with your cardiologist because there is treatment for pulmonary HTN. ...Read more
Blood vessels: "vasculum" is latin for vessel.Get a more detailed answer ›
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