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262 Possible Causes for Dyspnea at Rest, Pulmonary Artery Pressure Increased

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Edema

    High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a form of high altitude illness characterized by cough, dyspnea upon exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest and eventual death, seen[] At high altitude, systolic pulmonary artery pressure increased less in participants receiving dexamethasone (16 mm Hg [95% CI, 9 to 23 mm Hg]) and tadalafil (13 mm Hg [CI,[] “Symptoms include fatigue, severe dyspnea at rest, and cough that is initially dry but may progress to produce pink, frothy sputum.[]

  • High Altitude Pulmonary Hypertension

    […] at rest - cough - weakness or decreased exercise performance - chest tightness or congestion Signs: at least two of: - crackles or wheezing in at least one lung field - central[] .- Thirty-four mountaineers were studied at low (110 m) and high altitude (4559 m) to evaluate if increased pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) at high altitude is associated[] In the patient this is manifested as a non-productive cough, mild dyspnea on exertion, and difficulty ascending. 3 This progresses to dyspnea at rest; pink, frothy sputum[]

  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    They are comfortable at rest. Ordinary physical activity causes undue dyspnea or fatigue, chest pain, or near syncope.[] Pulmonary hypertension occurs when the mean arterial blood pressure in the pulmonary artery increases above 25 mmHg during rest (normal pressure: Pulmonary hypertension means[] Dyspnea and/or fatigue may even be present at rest. Discomfort is increased by any physical activity.[]

  • Interventricular Septum Aneurysm

    Available from: A 16-year-old black boy presented with complaints of shortness of breath, dyspnea at rest during the last month.[] artery pressure of 75/23 mm Hg.[] Full Text A 24-year-old black man presented to the emergency department of our hospital with fatigue and dyspnea at rest of two weeks duration.[]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    High altitude pulmonary edema (HAPE) is a form of high altitude illness characterized by cough, dyspnea upon exertion progressing to dyspnea at rest and eventual death, seen[] Systolic pulmonary artery pressure increased at high altitude, but normalised with sildenafil.[] Class IV is defined by symptoms at rest or with any physical activity.[]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Physical Examination The patient may appear acutely ill with severe dyspnea at rest and visible peripheral edema.[] Indeed, from a pathophysiologic and clinical standpoint, any disease in which pulmonary arterial pressures increase sufficiently to affect right ventricular function results[] An oxygen saturation of less than 85% usually causes pulmonary arterial pressure to increase above 25 mm Hg. Acidosis and exercise cause further elevations. 4.[]

  • Asthma

    Noninvasive ventilation mainly works by improving alveolar ventilation, resting fatigued ventilatory muscles, relieving dyspnea, and improving gas exchange, while it avoids[] Varner, Environmentally persistent free radicals decrease cardiac function and increase pulmonary artery pressure, American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology[] Pulmonary artery pressure may also be increased due to lung hyperinflation, thereby resulting in increased right ventricular afterload.[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should be suspected in patients with risk factors (primarily a history of smoking) who report dyspnea at rest[] Some patients with hypoxaemia reveal "out of proportion" pulmonary hypertension with inappropriate increase of pulmonary artery pressure.[] Long-acting bronchodilators have recently been shown to reduce hyperinflation during both rest and exercise in moderate to severe COPD.[]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    (exertional or rest) Chest discomfort Fatigue Syncope Rhythm disturbance Right-bundle branch block Atrial arrhythmia (fibrillation or flutter) RV failure Chronic dyspnea[] artery pressures, increases in arterial oxygenation, and improvement in hemodynamics [ 38 ]. 4.1.[] Exercise echocardiographic findings and outcome of patients referred for evaluation of dyspnea. J Am Coll Cardiol 2004;43:2242–2246. 32.[]

  • Heart Failure

    These include, among others: Dyspnea ( exertional-, dyspnea at rest, orthopnea, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea); Fatigue, inadequate exhaustion after stress, weakness, lethargy[] The CardioMEMS System detected a gradual but steady increase in the pulmonary artery pressures while the patient was completely asymptomatic.[] CardioMEMs : A sensor is placed non-surgically in the pulmonary artery to watch for increased pressure (an early warning sign of worsening heart failure), and send data to[]

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