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Pulmonary edema happens as a result of what?

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Dr. Liviu Klein
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Heart failure

Pulmonary edema is a result of heart failure.
When the heart doesn't squeeze ir doesn't relax properly, pressures in the heart can rise and cause 'water in the lungs' - pulmonary edema.

In brief: Heart failure

Pulmonary edema is a result of heart failure.
When the heart doesn't squeeze ir doesn't relax properly, pressures in the heart can rise and cause 'water in the lungs' - pulmonary edema.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Dr. Liviu Klein
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