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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1]] Moderately severe influenza was defined as fever greater than 39AC or physician-confirmed acute otitis media or lower respiratory illness (shortness of breath, pulmonary congestion, pneumonia, bronchiolitis, bronchitis, wheezing, croup) or serious extra-pulmonary complication including myositis, encephalitis, seizure, or myocarditis.
Pulmonary congestion without focal infiltrates was evident on a chest radiograph; an electrocardiogram indicated normal voltage, and saddle-shaped S-T elevations in 6 leads did not indicate ischemic distribution.
When seen at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas initially in December 2012, he had evidence of severe pulmonary congestion, which rapidly resolved with anti-heart failure drugs.
Histopathology revealed severe pulmonary congestion and edema, and interstitial mononuclear cell inflammation associated with many cysts that contained bradyzoites of Toxoplasma gondii scattered throughout.
When the left ventricle experiences systolic dysfunction, blood backs up into the pulmonary circulation, elevates pulmonary vascular pressures, and produces pulmonary congestion.
Mr Cotter said Mr Wood had died from a ligature around the neck and pulmonary congestion.
With infra-cardiac TAPVD, the common pulmonary venous channel is almost invariably obstructed at the diaphragmatic hiatus, as in this case (Figs 1 and 2); this leads to severe pulmonary congestion.
His mother, Judy Haim, who was with her son when he fell suddenly ill, told celebrity news show Access Hollywood that the coroner told her Haim had an enlarged heart and his lungs were filled with water, leading to pulmonary congestion.
Complications were not restricted to pulmonary congestion and oedema, but to a range of problems including severe sepsis, pneumonia, ileus, arrhythmias, delirium, abdominal sepsis and anastomotic leaks.
It was found that the group that had received the embryonic stem cell treatment recovered cardiac function, while the other group deteriorated, demonstrating ischemic myopathy, myocardial scarring and significant pulmonary congestion, usually seen in the progression towards heart failure.