Disease Information for Pulmonary hypertension/secondary

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Sudden death postpartum
Chest Pain
Chest pain, substernal/midline
Cyanosis
Ejection click/systolic
Exertional chest pain/relief with rest
Exertional syncope/presyncope
Gallop,atrial or S4
Jugular Veins Increased Volume
Jugular Venous Distension
Non-Pleuritic Chest Pain
Ortners sign/Hoarsness large pulmonary artery
P2 sound accentuated
Presyncope
Transmission P2 to cardiac apex
Dizziness/Dizzy
Fatigability
Chest pain/non-cardiac
Cyanosis Child
Cyanosis Newborn
Dyspnea
Dyspnea on exertion
Exertional cyanosis
Rapid Breathing
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Chronic Fatigue
Decreased exercise tolerance/effort fatigue
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Fatigue
Fatigue Tiredness Exhaustion
Poor Stamina
Disease Progression
Heart Failure in Pregnancy
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Intravenous drug user
Established Disease Population
Patient/Asbestosis established/chronic
Patient/Ayerza/Chronic mountain sickness
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Brain Natiuretic Peptide/BNP level (Lab)
NT-proBNP indicator levels (N-terminal)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Cardiac index reduced
Heart cath/PAP increased/normal wedge pressures
PFT/Carbon monoxide diffusion (DLCO)/Abnormal
PFT/DLCO (CO diffusion) Decreased
Isotope Scan
Isotope/VQ lung scan/mismatch
Electrodiagnosis
Pulse oximetry/low O2 saturation
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Incomplete right bundle branch block (ECG)
EKG/Right-axis deviation (ECG)
EKG/Right atrial hypertrophy signs (ECG)
X-RAY
Xray/Enlarged right atrium/Chest
Xray/MPA Prominant Left Heart Border/Chest
Xray/Main Pulmonary Artery Dilated Left/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary arteries central dilation/Chest
Ultrasound
Echo/Contrast Echocardiogram study abnormal
Echo/Echocardiogram Abnormal
Echo/Pulmonary artery hypertension
Echo/Right Atrium Chamber Large
Echo/Trans-esophageal echocardiograph/abnormal (TEE)
Ultrasound/IVC Fails Collapse on Inspiration
Angiography
Heart cath/Pulmonary artery pressure increased
Heart cath/Right side abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Angina pectoris
Associated Disease & Complications
Angina pectoris
Hypoxemia
Pulmonary hypertension, secondary
Right congestive heart failure
Right ventricular failure
Syncope/Fainting
Right Atrial Hypertrophy
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Hypoxia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Right heart/ventricle involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Pulmonary arteriolar narrowing
Pathophysiology/Right ventricular enlargement/physiology
Pathophysiology/Exertional O2 desaturation
Pathophysiology/Pulmonary vascular resistance high
Synonyms
Synonym
Hypertension pulmonary secondary, Pulmonary hypertension secondary, Secondary pulmonary hypertens, Secondary pulmonary hypertension, Secondary pulmonary hypertension (disorder), Synonym/Pulmonary Artery Hypertension [PAH]
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Anticoagulants
RX/Bosentan (Tracleer)
RX/Calcium-channel blocker
RX/Epoprostenol (Flolan)
RX/Iloprost ( Ventavist ) inhaled preparation
RX/Oxygen
RX/Sildenafil (Viagra/Revatio)
RX/Treprostinil (Remodulin)
Definition
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