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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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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 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 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 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 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 pressure can more »

Hypertension misdiagnosis common in children: Hypertension is often misdiagnosed in adults (see misdiagnosis of hypertension), but its misdiagnosis is even more likely in children. Some 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 more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Pulmonary heart disease

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Pulmonary heart disease: Rare Types

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Clinical Trials for Pulmonary heart disease

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