Cor pulmonale

What is Cor pulmonale?

Cor pulmonale is enlargement and failure of the right ventricle of the heart as a response to increased vascular resistance or high blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary hypertension).

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hey doctor my dad is 62 years old he has both copd and heart failure the right atrium of his heart is damaged he has bad short of breath. of my...

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u must ask him to quit smoking immediately or his problem will worsen His heart failure could be because of cor pulmonale .If he stops smoking...

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my loved one has right ventricle heart failure with pulmonary high blood pressure
there is a leak in her bicuspid valve with regurgitation in an...

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Medical therapy is effectve to improve his symptoms...

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thank you.............i am 82 years old. i had a lungectomy 9 years ago, and this left me with copd which is getting worse.....in addition, i have...

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