Right heart failure
Right heart failure: Introduction
Failure of the right side of the heart to pump blood efficiently which causes the blood to back up and produce congestion. It can be caused by conditions such as pulmonary hypertension, heart valve disease and is frequently associated with coronary artery disease. Any type of heart failure is a serious medical condition. ...more »
Symptoms of Right heart failure
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Right heart failure: Deaths
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Right heart failure: Complications
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Causes of Right heart failure
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Misdiagnosis and Right heart failure
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...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.
Some of the conditions which...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...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 that a condition is a heart attack,
whereas...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...read more »
Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often
misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even...read more »
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