Saturday, August 27, 2011

Right Ventricular Heart Failure

When the right heart does not pump blood normally, the disorder is called "right ventricular heart failure ". This condition is progressive and chronic. The weakened heart muscle resulting in inadequate pumping of blood to different elements of the system. The bad blood or deoxygenated blood, flows in the opposite direction to the various elements of the system, causing a run on the right side of the system and congestion. The ill effects of overcrowding, including the enlargement of the heart, liver dysfunction, or adverse effects on the limbs and gastrointestinal tract.

Early detection will prevent the disorder of acute and also get to keep away from death. The doctor will advise patients to undergo certain tests like blood tests, chest X-rays, EKG or echo-cardiogram, CT scan and MRI.

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