Right-Sided Heart Failure - Differential Diagnosis ...
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Right-Sided Heart Failure - Differential Diagnosis Algorithm

Cardiac Causes - Rule out Left-Sided Heart Failure (Most Common):

 - Myocardium

     • Right Ventricle Infarction

     • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

 - Valves

     • Pulmonary Stenosis

     • Tricuspid Regurgitation

 - Pericardium

     • Constrictive Pericarditis

     • Pericardial Tamponade

Pulmonary Causes:

 - Parenchyma

     • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

     • Diffuse Lung Disease

     • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

     • Chronic Lung Infection

     • Bronchiectasis

 - Vasculature

     • Pulmonary Embolism

     • Primary Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

     • Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease



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