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2,390 Possible Causes for Cor Pulmonale, Facial Redness, Ventral Hernia

  • Morbid Obesity

    Arterial oxygen tension is lower and chronic hypoxemia may lead to pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale.[openanesthesia.org] These may lead to systemic and pulmonary hypertension and later cor pulmonale and right ventricular failure.[academic.oup.com] Patients with evidence of right ventricular hypertrophy or cor pulmonale may benefit from a period of elective nocturnal non-invasive ventilation before elective surgery.[academic.oup.com]

  • Obesity

    pulmonale are frequently observed in obesity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] loss occurs, but also to minimize the occurrence of postoperative cardiopulmonary complications. 83 Obesity hypoventilation syndrome Hypercapnic respiratory failure and cor[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    Edema in cor pulmonale. Lancet 1975 ; ii: 1289 – 1290. Google Scholar 27 Richens JM Howard P. Oedema in cor pulmonale. Clin Sci 1982 ; 62: 255 – 259.[doi.org] A pathophysiological study of 10 cases of hypoxic cor pulmonale. Q J Med 1988 ; 66: 65 – 85.[doi.org] Pathophysiology of cor pulmonale in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1994 ; 150: 833 – 852, 1158–1168.[doi.org]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    Greater attention is presently being directed toward the frequent occurrence of chronic embolization and its sequelae, chronic hypertension and cor pulmonale. 1 2 3 4 5 6[nejm.org] We present the case of a woman with KTWS, cor pulmonale, and death due to recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Five cases with recurrent pulmonary embolism (RPE), all having severe chronic cor pulmonale due to marked pulmonary hypertension, were reported.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Ayerza Syndrome

    Ayerza syndrome - sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Pulmonale: Introduction to Cor Pulmonale, Etiology … Mar 03, 2016 · Cor pulmonale is estimated to account for 6-7% of all types of adult heart disease in the United States[couponknow.com] Medical Term: Pronunciation: ah-yār′shah Definition: sclerosis of the pulmonary arteries in chronic cor pulmonale; associated with severe cyanosis, it is a condition resembling[rxmed.info]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Acute Mountain Sickness

    Facial flushing, eye redness and sensitivity to light may accompany headache.[americanmigrainefoundation.org] They concluded that patients with mild or moderate COPD without cor pulmonale tolerate altitude exposure quite well.[emedicine.medscape.com] Patients with COPD living at altitude, as opposed to sojourners, develop cor pulmonale and have an increased mortality rate when compared to similar patients living at low[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Extrapulmonary Alveolar Hypoventilation

    Guillain–Barré syndrome may be associated with autonomic dysfunction including new-onset hypertension (57%), sinus tachycardia (50%), postural hypotension (43%), or facial[aneskey.com] Mixed cardiac and pulmonary disorders are also common sources of dyspnea 6, 7 and include COPD with pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale, deconditioning, pulmonary emboli[aafp.org] pulmonale.[breathe.ersjournals.com]

  • Secondary Polycythemia

    Facial, conjunctival and mucous membrane plethora, and palmar erythema are other nonspecific consequences of erythrocytosis.[oncologynurseadvisor.com] SP may be associated with any of the following diseases: Hypoventilation Sleep apnea Chronic bronchitis Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Pulmonary hypertension and cor[symptoma.com] Cigarette smoking and secondary polycythemia in hypoxic cor pulmonale. Am Rev Respir Dis . 1982 May. 125(5):507-10. [Medline] . Schwarcz TH, Hogan LA, Endean ED, et al.[emedicine.medscape.com]

    Missing: Ventral Hernia
  • Hemolytic Transfusion Reaction

    We present the case of a 53-year-old woman with long-standing immune thrombocytopenia who underwent repair of a symptomatic ventral hernia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The patient presented for repair of her symptomatic ventral hernia (Fig. 3 ).[bmcsurg.biomedcentral.com] Laparoscopic view of a 4-cm ventral hernia before b and after c closure with Ventrio ST mesh.[bmcsurg.biomedcentral.com]

    Missing: Cor Pulmonale
  • Kyphoscoliosis

    Kyphosis is a ventral curvature of the thoracic spine that exceeds 50 . Scoliosis (lateral spinal curvature) is usually combined with vertebral rotation.[indiana.pure.elsevier.com] We present the case of a 59-year-old man with congenital kyphoscoliosis who developed cor pulmonale for the first time following intercontinental air travel.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] V/Q mismatch leads to significant hypoxia, and can progress to symptoms of Cor pulmonale. CXR shows significant distortion of spine and thorax.[meddean.luc.edu]

    Missing: Facial Redness

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