Exertional angina even in the absence of coronary disease
Right upper quadrant discomfort
To an endpoint of 90% arterial saturation
Treat bronchospasm from associated respiratory disease:
Severe respiratory failure
Admission criteria for the underlying disease process
The physical exam is unreliable for detecting cor pulmonale in patients with COPD, as hyperinflation of the chest obscures the classic findings.
Vasodilator therapy should only be c...
Benza R, Biederman R, Murali S, et al. Role of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in the management of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Am Coll Cardiol. 2008;...
415.0 Acute cor pulmonale
416.9 Chronic pulmonary heart disease, unspecified
I26.09 Other pulmonary embolism with acute cor pulmonale
I27.81 Cor pulmonale (chronic)
83291003 Cor pulmo...
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