COR PULMONALE Airway alterations result in the maldistribution of air throughout the tracheobronchial tree, causing some alveoli to be over-ventilated and others to be under-ventilated.
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CP stands for Cor Pulmonale
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On the contrary, a pilot study to evaluate the effects of losartan on PAR exercise capacity, quality of life, arterial blood gases and safety did not demonstrate any benefit in patients with cor pulmonale secondary to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (9).
The first patient, with a serum albumin level of 16 g/l, had pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) with cor pulmonale and a haemoglobin concentration of 8 g/dl.
Background: Despite airway pressure limitation, acute cor pulmonale persists in a minority of ARDS patients.
C-type natriuretic peptide levels in cor pulmonale and in congestive heart failure.
In contrast, in a later series of 30 rural Mexican women with pulmonary hypertension and cor pulmonale, all of the women had dyspnea and nearly all had a productive cough.
Surgery is required only when there are signs of failure to thrive, obstructive sleep apnea, cor pulmonale, severe reflux, or apnea while awake or when the disease does not spontaneously resolve as anticipated.