pulmonary edema Archive

CARDIOGENIC PULMONARY EDEMA

CARDIOGENIC PULMONARY EDEMA DEFINITION: Interstitial edema, including fluid engorgement of the perivascular and peribronchial spaces and the alveolar wall interstitium. ETIOLOGY: Arrhythmias , MI , severe systemic hypertension Pulmonary embolism , valvular heart disease Increased pulmonary capillary wedge pressure PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: Cardiogenic pulmonary edema occurs ...Read More
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