Tag Archives: Heart Failure

Left Atrial Size, Chemosensitivity, and Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure
Education/Studies

Left Atrial Size, Chemosensitivity, and Central Sleep Apnea in Heart Failure

Chest. 2014. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0309 CHEST Journal | Article Conclusions:  Increased LAVI is associated with heightened CO2 chemosensitivity and greater frequency of …Read the Rest

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:
COPD

Impaired Left Ventricular Filling in COPD and Emphysema: Is it the heart or the lungs?:

Abstract   Chest. 2013. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0183 Background:  Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction overlap clinically, and impaired …Read the Rest

Bronchiectasis Guideline
All Diseases

Bronchiectasis Guideline

Source: British Thoracic Society What Is Bronchiectasis? source Bronchiectasis (brong-ke-EK-ta-sis) is a condition in which damage to the airways causes …Read the Rest

What is BNP?
Quick Reference

What is BNP?

A blood test for diagnosing heart failure By Richard N. Fogoros, M.D., About.com When a patient shows up in the …Read the Rest

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