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What is the prognosis of breast carcinoma with cardiomyopathy and pulmonary edema?

46 ur old female s/p left breast ca in 1998. Treated with 650 of adriamycin. Was. Admitted to hosotal on 1/25 with cardiomyopathy, ef of 20 and pulmonary edema. I had been treated for pneumonia for a solid month prior to this emergent incident. Now taking Coreg, aldactone, zestril, asp, and digoxin. Removed 7 liters of fluid. Repeat echo 13 days later ef still 20. Doubled dosage of zestril. What do you think my prognosis is? I am able to take care of adl without help.
Wed, 23 May 2018
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The prognosis of breast carcinoma its not repleted with other health issues that you are suffering.

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What is the prognosis of breast carcinoma with cardiomyopathy and pulmonary edema?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. The prognosis of breast carcinoma its not repleted with other health issues that you are suffering. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.