is a syndrome of ventricular dysfunction
. Left ventricular failure causes shortness of breath
and fatigue, and right ventricular failure causes peripheral and abdominal fluid accumulation; both ventricles are usually involved to some extent. Diagnosis is clinical, supported by chest x-ray and echocardiography
Treatment:-Diuresis, digoxin, vasodilators, inotropics, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, and oxygen.
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