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Why does left and/or right heart failure lead to edema?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Right.

Right heart failure leads to venous stasis and edema on the lower body first and upper body last.

In brief: Right.

Right heart failure leads to venous stasis and edema on the lower body first and upper body last.
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