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63 Possible Causes for Heart Failure, Sacral Edema

  • Ascites

    Ascites related to portal hypertension (cirrhosis, congestive heart failure, Budd-Chiari) is generally greater than 1.1.[] Approximately 1,500 mL of fluid must be present to detect dullness. 205 In supine patients, sacral edema is an important clue.[] Ascitic fluid can have many sources such as liver disease , cancers , congestive heart failure , or kidney failure . What causes ascites?[]

  • Hodgkin's Disease

    Hodgkin lymphoma, the risk for heart failure increases with increasing radiation dose to the heart and independently with anthracycline treatment.[] Aortic Stenosis/Outflow Aortic disease Atrial Fibrillation Bleeding Risk Coronary Artery Disease ECG Echocardiography Heart Failure Hypertension Invasive Hemodynamics Miscellaneous[] Medscape Education Oncology , August 2017 Risk of Heart Failure in Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma: Effects of Cardiac Exposure to Radiation and Anthracyclines In patients with[]

  • Anasarca

    End-stage congestive heart failure is a leading diagnosis among hospice patients without cancer.[] […] who are standing up, and sacral edema in people who are predominantly lying down).[] failure with associated peripheral edema congestive heart failure.[]

  • Hyponatremia

    Crossref PubMed Goldsmith SR, Congestive heart failure: potential role of arginine vasopressin antagonists in the therapy of heart failure, CHF, 2002;8:251–6.[] edema, the presence of a postural drop (helpful in Dr.[] Characteristics and outcomes of HF patients enrolled in the Evaluation Study of Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization Effectiveness trial, who had[]

  • Cachexia

    Body wasting is a serious complication that affects a large proportion of patients with heart failure.[] edema, and ascites).[] We report a case of an 86-year-old man with prolonged congestive heart failure and aortic stenosis in which SMA syndrome developed as a result of cardiac cachexia.[]

  • Intravenous Saline Infusion

    Key Words diuretics heart failure intravenous fluids Many signs and symptoms of heart failure (HF) are the result of volume overload (1) .[] edema increased jugular venous pressure return to top Resources and References return to top[] WARNINGS Sodium Chloride Injection, USP should be used with great care, if at all, in patients with congestive heart failure , severe renal insufficiency, and in clinical[]

  • Proteinuria

    Proteinuria was associated with starting hemodialysis with a CVC (likelihood ratio test, p 0.001) after adjustment for age, peripheral vascular disease, congestive heart failure[] -Anasarca is total body edema and used to be known as "dropsy." -In sedentary patients check the sacral area of edema. Approach to proteinuria: -Get a UA in the office.[] heart failure, a first warning of eclampsia in pregnancy Sometimes a positive dipstick for protein isn’t abnormal, for example concentrated samples first thing in the morning[]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    The treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease has improved remarkably over the last several decades; however, the outlook for patients with symptomatic congestive heart failure[] Peripheral edema: Edema develops in the feet in ambulatory patients and sacral edema in bed bound patients.[] edema).[]

  • Low Cardiac Output

    To identify predictors of low cardiac output and mortality in decompensated heart failure.[] Check for pedal and sacral edema. Compromised regulatory mechanisms may result in fluid and sodium retention.[] , sacral edema, ascites and/or anasarca Various manifestations of increased hydrostatic venous pressures Hepatosplenomegaly ( /- right upper quadrant pain) Portal and splenic[]

  • Chronic Right-Sided Congestive Heart Failure

    Other names for the condition besides congestive heart failure are: Left-sided heart failure Right-sided heart failure Systolic heart failure Diastolic heart failure.[] As a result, there will be peripheral edema, swelling in foot and ankle in people who are mostly standing and sacral edema in people who are lying down.[] , sacral edema, ascites and/or anasarca Various manifestations of increased hydrostatic venous pressures Hepatosplenomegaly ( /- right upper quadrant pain) Portal and splenic[]

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