Cor pulmonale: Introduction
Cor pulmonale: Enlarged heart due to respiratory difficulty.
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causes, and treatments of Cor pulmonale is available below.
Symptoms of Cor pulmonale
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Cor pulmonale: Deaths
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Cor pulmonale: Complications
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Causes of Cor pulmonale
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Disease Topics Related To Cor pulmonale
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Cor pulmonale: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Cor pulmonale
Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss,
there are varying degrees of severity.
It is altogether too common for...read more »
Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also
many cases where people fear that they have a heart attack, but...read more »
Rare heart condition often undiagnosed: The rare heart condition called long QT syndrome can lead to episodes of palpitations
and rapid heartbeat.
In rare cases, this undiagnosed...read more »
Heart attack can be over-diagnosed: Although heart attack is often undiagnosed,
leading to fatality, it can also be over-diagnosed.
People become concerned...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early.
Some of the chronic lung...read more »
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Definitions of Cor pulmonale:
Increased pressure with the the pulmonary circulation, usually secondary to cardiac or pulmonary disease.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Enlargement of the right ventricle of the heart due to disease of the lungs or of the pulmonary blood vessels
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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