Pulmonary heart disease

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Pulmonary heart disease

Pulmonary heart disease results from lung disorders that cause high blood pressure within the lungs. Normally blood flows from the heart, into the lungs, back to the heart, and then out to the rest of the body. Certain lung conditions can cause the blood pressure within the lungs to be abnormally high. This pressure causes the right side of the heart to work harder, which can injure and tire out the heart muscle. When the heart muscle tires out, this is called “heart failure”. Pulmonary heart disease is fairly rare and those who have it also have a lung disorder. Pulmonary heart disease can be diagnosed by a physician using imaging tests and various studies of heart function. Pulmonary heart disease is usually treated by addressing underlying causes. Certain medications and use of oxygen may also help to slow the progression of the disease.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Pulmonary heart disease" returned 278 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Risk of exacerbation following pneumonia in adults with heart failure or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
 

Author(s): Rebecca Bornheimer, Kimberly M Shea, Reiko Sato, Derek Weycker, Stephen I Pelton

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Recent evidence demonstrates increased short-term risk of cardiac complications and respiratory failure among patients with heart failure (HF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), respectively, concurrent with an episode of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). We evaluated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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When to Operate on Pediatric Patients with Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension.
 

Author(s): Antonio Augusto Lopes, Ana Maria Thomaz

Journal: Arq. Bras. Cardiol.. 2017 Sep;109(3):183-184.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prognostic Value of Pulmonary Artery Compliance in Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Associated with Adult Congenital Heart Disease.
 

Author(s): Xiao-Ling Cheng, Zhi-Hong Liu, Qing Gu, Xin-Hai Ni, Qin Luo, Zhi-Hui Zhao, Jian-Guo He, Chang-Ming Xiong

Journal: Int Heart J. 2017 Oct;58(5):731-738.

 

In congenital heart disease (CHD), the presence of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is associated with a poor prognosis. In this study, we aim to investigate the role of pulmonary artery compliance (Cp) in predicting the mortality of PAH associated with adult congenital heart ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Pulmonary heart disease" returned 58 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Treatment of pulmonary hypertension with left heart disease: a concise review.
 

Author(s): Anish Desai, Shilpa A Desouza

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Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is defined by a mean pulmonary artery pressure ≥ 25 mmHg, as determined by right heart catheterization. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) can no longer be considered an orphan disease given the increase in awareness and availability of new drugs. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Telehealth Interventions to Support Self-Management of Long-Term Conditions: A Systematic Metareview of Diabetes, Heart Failure, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Cancer.
 

Author(s): Peter Hanlon, Luke Daines, Christine Campbell, Brian McKinstry, David Weller, Hilary Pinnock

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Self-management support is one mechanism by which telehealth interventions have been proposed to facilitate management of long-term conditions.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Pulmonary hypertension associated with left-sided heart disease.
 

Author(s): Micha Tobias Maeder, Otto D Schoch, Rebekka Kleiner, Lucas Joerg, Daniel Weilenmann, Swiss Society For Pulmonary Hypertension

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Pulmonary hypertension associated with left-sided heart disease (PH-LHD) is the most common type of pulmonary hypertension. In patients with left-sided heart disease, the presence of pulmonary hypertension is typically a marker of more advanced disease, more severe symptoms, and worse ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Beijing Indoor Air Health Intervention Study
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiopulmonary Disease

 

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2017

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Effects of Secondhand Smoke on Flight Attendant Health
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Cardiopulmonary Disease

 

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2017

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IUGR, Respiratory Muscle Function, and Exercise Capacity in Childhood
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Intrauterine Growth Restriction; Cardiopulmonary Disease

 

Last Updated: 8 Dec 2017

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