pulmonary congestion


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Noun1.pulmonary congestion - congestion in the lungs
congestion - excessive accumulation of blood or other fluid in a body part
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Chest x-ray showed signs of pulmonary congestion and ventricular enlargement.
amp;nbsp;Brandon Wentz, 23, reportedly died of pulmonary congestion, but investigators were initially puzzled by his sudden death considering his young age.
Hypoxia stimulates peripheral and central chemoreceptors: mechanical stimuli activate mechanoreceptors in upper airways of the chest wall, whereas lung comprises pulmonary stretch receptors, which are activated by lung inflation; irritant receptors are activated with chemical stimuli, which promote broncho-constriction and C-fibers that are placed in the interstitium and react to pulmonary congestion (5).
Many of these patients have ventricular dysfunction, pulmonary congestion, haemodynamic instability, myocardial ischemia or use of vasoactive drugs all of which can contribute to the weaning failure and prolonged dependence on ventilator12.
Why, when, and how to assess pulmonary congestion in heart failure: pathophysiological, clinical, and methodological implications.
Chest X-ray showed mild pulmonary congestion, enlarged left atrial and LV; cardiothoracic ratio was 0.
5mm on two- dimensional echocardiography plus at least two of the following signs, including heart murmur, persistent tachycardia (heart rate >160 beats/min), hyperactive precordium, bounding pulse, pulse pressure >25 mmHg, hepatomegaly, pulmonary hemorrhage (defined as blood or blood-stained fluid aspirated from the endotracheal tube in association with a respiratory deterioration and radiographic evidence of pulmonary hemorrhage), increasing respiratory support by 20% increase in oxygen supplementation or in pressure support and chest radiographic evidence of cardiomegaly or pulmonary congestion.
Similarly, qualitative reduction in pericardial effusion and pulmonary congestion were the significant radiographic findings noticed following therapy.
Symptoms resulting from acute exposures include shortness of breath, chest pain and pulmonary congestion, tremors, nausea, vomiting, and weakness.
A subsequent chest X-ray showed newly developed pulmonary congestion.
In our study pulmonary edema, diffuse alveolar damage and acute pulmonary congestion, all falling under the preview of acute lung injury, accounted for aprox.
Hyperventilation and hyperoxygenation increase pulmonary congestion in patients with left-to-right shunt and, hence, have to be avoided.