Pulmonary heart disease
Pulmonary heart disease: Introduction
Heart disease resulting from a lung (pulmonary) disorder. A complication of lung disorders where the blood flow into the lungs is slowed or blocked causing increased lung pressure. The right side of the heart has to pump harder to push against the increased pressure and this can lead to enlargement of the heart muscle and other problems. Ultimately, congestive heart failure of the right side of the heart can result. Other chronic lung conditions that can cause pulmonary heart disease are pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis and advanced emphysema. ...more »
Symptoms of Pulmonary heart disease
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Pulmonary heart disease: Deaths
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Causes of Pulmonary heart disease
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Disease Topics Related To Pulmonary heart disease
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Pulmonary heart disease: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Pulmonary heart disease
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 people to die from undiagnosed heart attack, or from...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 actually have something milder....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 condition can be fatal.
It should be considered for any...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...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...read more »
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Pulmonary heart disease: Rare Types
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Clinical Trials for Pulmonary heart disease
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