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Is right heart failure diagnosed from an enlargement of the heart?

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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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Right heart failure, which can occur in conjunction with left heart failure (biventricular failure) can also occur in isolation-often with severe pulmonary disease where it is referred to as cor it is diagnosed from physcal findings of passive liver congestion, elevated venous jugular pressures, peripheral edema and often confirmed via echocardiography.

In brief: Partially

Right heart failure, which can occur in conjunction with left heart failure (biventricular failure) can also occur in isolation-often with severe pulmonary disease where it is referred to as cor it is diagnosed from physcal findings of passive liver congestion, elevated venous jugular pressures, peripheral edema and often confirmed via echocardiography.
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