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Failure of the right side of the heart caused by prolonged high blood pressure in the pulmonary artery and right ventricle of the heart. Normally, the left side of the heart produces a higher level of blood pressure in order to pump blood to the body; the right side pumps blood through the lungs under much lower pressure. Any condition that leads to prolonged high blood pressure in the arteries or veins of the lungs (called pulmonary hypertension) will be poorly tolerated by the right ventricle ...

A drug that helps prevent blood clots from forming. It belongs to the family of drugs called anticoagulants (blood thinners).


Cor Pulmonale as related to Heparin


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  • Heparin plus Alteplase Compared with Heparin Alone in ...
    Original Article. Heparin plus Alteplase Compared with Heparin Alone in Patients with Submassive Pulmonary Embolism. Stavros Konstantinides, M.D., Annette Geibel, …

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    Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a manifestation of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Although most DVT is occult and resolves spontaneously without complication, death ...

  • Dressler syndrome - Wikipedia
    Dressler syndrome is a secondary form of pericarditis that occurs in the setting of injury to the heart or the pericardium (the outer lining of the heart).

  • Pulmonary Embolism — NEJM
    The diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary embolism demand an interdisciplinary approach, combining medical, surgical, and radiologic specialties.

  • EMCrit Wee - The Mopett Trial
    Cite this post as: Scott Weingart. EMCrit Wee – MOPETT Trial. EMCrit Blog. Published on December 11, 2012. Accessed on January 6th 2017. Available at [http://emcrit ...

  • Pulmonary embolism - Wikipedia
    Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blockage of an artery in the lungs by a substance that has traveled from elsewhere in the body through the bloodstream . Symptoms of a PE ...

  • Pulmonary Embolism Guidelines from the American Heart ...
    Recently, the AHA published guidelines on the management of pulmonary embolism. I extracted only the stuff relevant to ED.