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What is Pulmonary edema?

What is Pulmonary edema?

Pulmonary edema is a condition in which there is an accumulation of fluid in the lungs, which makes it difficult or ...more »

  • Pulmonary edema: Severe condition of excess fluid in the lungs.
  • Pulmonary edema: extravascular accumulation of fluid in the pulmonary tissue and air spaces.
    Source - Diseases Database

Pulmonary edema: Introduction

Types of Pulmonary edema:

Types of Pulmonary edema:

Broader types of Pulmonary edema:

How serious is Pulmonary edema?

Complications of Pulmonary edema: see complications of Pulmonary edema
Deaths for Pulmonary edema: 746 deaths (NHLBI 1999)

What causes Pulmonary edema?

Causes of Pulmonary edema: see causes of Pulmonary edema

What are the symptoms of Pulmonary edema?

Symptoms of Pulmonary edema: see symptoms of Pulmonary edema

Complications of Pulmonary edema: see complications of Pulmonary edema

Pulmonary edema: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Pulmonary edema.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Pulmonary edema.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Pulmonary edema: see treatments for Pulmonary edema
Research for Pulmonary edema: see research for Pulmonary edema

Society issues for Pulmonary edema

Hospitalizations for Pulmonary edema: 7,000 (NHLBI 1999)

Hospitalization statistics for Pulmonary edema: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Pulmonary edema:

  • 0.032% (4,141) of hospital consultant episodes were for pulmonary oedema in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 69% of hospital consultant episodes for pulmonary oedema required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48% of hospital consultant episodes for pulmonary oedema were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 52% of hospital consultant episodes for pulmonary oedema were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Organs Affected by Pulmonary edema:

Organs and body systems related to Pulmonary edema include:

Name and Aliases of Pulmonary edema

Main name of condition: Pulmonary edema

Other names or spellings for Pulmonary edema:

Pulmonary oedema

Lung edema, Pulmonary oedema Source - Diseases Database

Pulmonary edema: Related Conditions

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