Sponsored Links
Results 1 to 1 of 1
  1. #1
    hopemd07's Avatar
    hopemd07 is offline Junior Member
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    41
    Downloads
    48
    Uploads
    0
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Heart Failure....

    Advertisements



    So I was just studying this and found a chart thingy and decided to put it up here... let me know if I'm not understanding this correctly - please...

    Hear Failure -------------------------------------Cor Pulmonale
    Left Sided ---------------------------------------Right Sided

    Ineffective LV contractility ---------------------- Ineffective RV contractility
    |-------------------------------------------------- |
    v --------------------------------------------------v
    Failure of LV pumping ability--------------------- dec RV output
    |-------------------------------------------------- |
    v --------------------------------------------------v
    dec CO to body ------------------------------so dec CO to lungs
    |-------------------------------------------------- |
    v --------------------------------------------------v
    Blood backup into LA and lungs ---------------Blood backup into RA and
    peripheral circulation
    |-------------------------------------------------- |
    v --------------------------------------------------v
    Pulmonary congestion, dyspnea, ----------------Weight gain, peripheral edema
    activity intolerance
    |-------------------------------------------------- |
    v --------------------------------------------------v
    Pulmonary edema and R sided HF --------------Engorgement of kidneys and
    other organs
    Last edited by hopemd07; 09-04-2006 at 07:13 PM. Reason: didn't look like a table:(
    I try to lose weight, but it keeps finding me.Hidden Content

Similar Threads

  1. Same patient with CHF(Congestive Heart Failure)
    By IMG SURVIVOR in forum Pharmacology Forum
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 08-23-2006, 10:54 PM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-09-2006, 06:44 AM
  3. Hy 2298 Again on Congestive Heart Failure
    By tommyk in forum USMLE Step 1 Forum
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-08-2006, 11:30 AM
  4. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-02-2006, 04:39 AM
  5. antineoplastic therapy that causes congestive heart failure
    By pharmacology in forum Pharmacology Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-01-2005, 12:03 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •