Saturday, 3 November 2012

- Precipitating factors of Heart Failure.

Precipitating factors of Heart Failure. 
There are multiple factors Precipitating Heart Failure in already diseased Heart.

  • HTN
  • Endocarditis
  • Anemia
  • Rheumatic Heart disease and other valvular diseases
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Failure to take antifailure mediciations.
  • Arrythmia.
  • Infection/Ischemia/Infarction.
  • Lung problems (e.g. PE,CoPD,pneumonia)
  • Excessive salt intake/Emotional stress.
  • Drugs(CCBs,cortisone).
Dr Ibrahim Samaha


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