pulmonary hypertension Information
My previous lung function test showed emphysema or pulmonary hypertension. Is this test any better?
Age 41. Female. Caucasian. 179 cm tall. 110 kgs. Fev1 pre 4.21 post 4.36 pred 3.43 pred ll 2.81 pre %pred 123 %Fvc pre 4.95 post 4.99 pred 3.96 pred ll 3.25 pre %pred 125 %fev 1 % vc max pre 84 post 86 pred 82 pred ll 3.25 pre %pred 125 %pef pre 708 post 712 pred 449 predll 360 pre %pred 158 %mef 50 pre 7.46 post 8.01 pred 4.52 predll 2.72 165 %pif pre 7.24 post 6.26Vc max pre 5 post 5.04 pred 4.05 predll 3.37 123 %tlc pre 6.82 pred 5.96 predll 4.97 post %pred 114 %itgv pre 3.58 pred 3.03 predll 2.21 118 %rv prev 2.05 pred 1.86 predll 1.29 110 %rv % tlc pre 30 pred 33 predll 23 92 %vc pre 4.77 pred 4.05 predll 3.37 118 %dlco sb pre 24.6 pred 29.4 pred ll 23.7 83 %va pre 6.62 pred 5.81 predll 4.62 114 %kco pre 3.71 pred 4.94 predll 3.32 75 %Can anyone please help me with knowing what these test results show? I am a non smoker and have never smoked. Than you.
Is 74 a high pulmonary hypertension number???? if so why?
Can a transesophageal echocardiogram detect pulmonary hypertension?
Who has pulmonary hypertension and who has had a heart catheter done?
I just got told thats what Ive got adn tomorrow I am going to have a heart catheter done to see how bad it is.
What are the chances of getting genetic pulmonary hypertension?
OverviewPulmonary hypertension is abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs. It makes the right side of the heart need to work harder than normal.CausesNormally, the left side of the heart produces a high blood pressure in order to pump blood to the body. The right side of the heart pumps blood through the lungs under much lower pressure.Pulmonary hypertension is usually caused by a narrowing of the small arteries of the lung. This narrowing makes it harder for the right side of the heart to circulate the blood to the lungs. Over time, the right side of the heart may become enlarged and een fail cor pulmonale .
Has anyone ever heard of exercise induced pulmonary hypertension secondary to diastolic dysfunction ?
My mother has been diagnosed three years ago with pulmonary hypertension?
She is now on life support, what happens next?
Question about persistent pulmonary hypertension x-ray?
I have a question about PPHN... Does x rays help diagnose PPHN or just the underlying disease causing it? What does a normal PPHN x ray look like?
Does anyone have or know someone with pulmonary hypertension ?
i hve it and know one i know has ever even heard of it . my doctor says ... its a killer ...wow
What are the chances of me developing pulmonary hypertension?
My mother who is in her 50's has been diagnosed with pretty severe pulmonary hypertension, but she is in the process of getting treated. I'm obviously very scared for her as I've read about this disease and know the consequences. I am also concerned for myself because I read that this disease is hereditary. Is there a good chance I can get what she has? I'm a 21 year old male. Also, is the disease fairly rare, or is it extremely common?
Question about pulmonary hypertension of the newborn?
I'm doing a presentation and I wanted to know if I got this rightSome infants do not have the normal decrease or sustained pulmonary vascular resistance at birth. If pulmonary vascular resistance remains high, pulmonary blood flow cannot increase. This results in right to left shunting of the blood through fetal circulation and leads to severe hypoxemic respiratory distress, which is called persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.I was wondering where pulmonary vasoconstriction came in?thanks
Pulmonary hypertension- Is my wife dying?
she has been diaogonised with COPD caused by pulmonary hypertension which has led to congestive heart failiure and right side heart failure and oedema.Is she dying?
I have been informed that a right ventricular pressure RV RA pressure, systole of 35 falls within the definition of pulmonary hypertension. Question What does the number 35 mean? How serious a case of pulmonary hypertension is it? There is also a diagnosis of akinesis of the inferior wall, severe apical hypokinesis and mild to moderate aortic valve calcification. I would very much appreciate if someone could explain these terms and what the life expectancy of a 61 year old male with these symptoms as well as copd and dilated cardiomyopaty, EF 18 is. Thankyou.
Is pulmonary Hypertension a heridetry disease?
My wife died of pulmonary hypertension 3 days ago and she left 3 daughters aged 10,5 and 3 years old respectively.