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36 Possible Causes for Echocardiogram showing Dilation of Inferior Vena Cava, Pulmonary Artery Pressure Increased

  • Cor Pulmonale

    Abdominal ultrasound showed liver congestion with dilatation of the inferior vena cava and of the supra-hepatic veins. Serologies for B and C hepatitis were negative.[] 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.[]

  • Acute Cor Pulmonale

    Elevated pulmonary artery pressure increases right ventricular workload with resulting myocardial hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction ultimately leading to diastolic right-heart[] Likewise, our study showed a significant increase in pulmonary artery pressures in patients with Mastora index values greater than 21.3% and a further significant increase[] Decreased luminal cross sectional diameter leads to increased resistance and increased pulmonary artery pressure. 8. 6.[]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    Systolic pulmonary artery pressure increased at high altitude, but normalised with sildenafil.[] […] left ventricular failure Increased pulmonary capillary pressure secondary to increased pulmonary arterial pressure (so-called overperfusion pulmonary edema) Decreased plasma[] Enhancing pulmonary circulation with sildenafil safely protects against the high altitude-induced PH and improves gas exchange.[]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    pulmonary artery pressure Increased preload ; : ventricular volume overload Consequences of systolic and diastolic dysfunction Forward failure : reduced cardiac output poor[] Smaller, recurrent pulmonary emboli can gradually increase pulmonary artery pressure, and thus may cause a more insidious onset of right heart failure.[] In chronic pressure overload, the RV hypertrophies and dilates in response to increased mean pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP measured by RHC that is 25 defines pulmonary hypertension[]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    Echocardiogram showed a dilated right ventricle with severe pulmonary hypertension and a non collapsing inferior vena cava (IVC).[] Cardiac catheterization confirms increased cardiac filling pressures, high pulmonary artery pressure, stroke volume, ventricular preload, ejection fraction and decreased afterload[] pulmonary artery pressure Increased preload ; : ventricular volume overload Consequences of systolic and diastolic dysfunction Forward failure : reduced cardiac output poor[]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    artery pressures, increases in arterial oxygenation, and improvement in hemodynamics [ 38 ]. 4.1.[] artery pressure and resistance with a concomitant increase in cardiac output.[] pulmonary artery pressures.[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    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[] Endothelin concentration is also correlated with indices of severity such as the pulmonary artery capillary wedge pressure, need for admission to hospital, and death.[] Systemic arterial pressure usually increases slightly, but may remain stable, or decrease.[]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Echocardiography revealed a large thrombus trapped in a PFO with increased pulmonary artery pressure, which is a very rare and critical condition.[] He has been living well without dyspnea and the echocardiography showed the normalizations of the once increased pulmonary arterial pressure and the once enlarged right ventricle[] This damage may lead to pulmonary hypertension (increased pressure in the pulmonary arteries). Cause low oxygen levels in your blood.[]

  • Venous Air Embolism

    Blood pressure may decrease as cardiac output drops. Pulmonary artery pressures may increase as a result of increased filling pressures and reduction in cardiac output.[] artery (PA) pressures.[] The patient may have increased central venous pressure, pulmonary artery pressures, increased systemic vascular resistance, and decreased cardiac output.[]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    When the left ventricular end-diastolic pressure, or LVEDP, increases during myocardial ischemia, that pressure can be transmitted backward to the pulmonary veins and into[] This rarely occurs during anterior or lateral ischemia because the anterolateral papillary muscle has dual supply from the left anterior descending and circumflex coronary artery[]

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