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Cardiac Edema

Abnormal fluid retention by the body due to impaired cardiac function or heart failure. It is usually characterized by increase in venous and capillary pressure, and swollen legs when standing. It is different from the generalized edema caused by renal dysfunction (NEPHROTIC SYNDROME).
Also Known As:
Edema, Cardiac; Cardiac Edemas; Edemas, Cardiac
Networked: 107 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 4 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Pulmonary Hypertension (Ayerza Syndrome)
2. Lung Injury
3. Heart Failure
4. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
5. Cardiac Arrhythmias (Arrythmia)

Experts

1. Madias, John E: 1 article (01/2016)
2. Muenke, Maximilian: 1 article (09/2015)
3. Mutesa, Leon: 1 article (09/2015)
4. Hong, Sung-Kook: 1 article (09/2015)
5. Kruszka, Paul: 1 article (09/2015)
6. Chung, Brian: 1 article (09/2015)
7. Mullikin, James C: 1 article (09/2015)
8. Zackai, Elaine H: 1 article (09/2015)
9. Ganetzky, Rebecca: 1 article (09/2015)
10. Martinez, Ariel F: 1 article (09/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Cardiac Edema:
1. DiureticsIBA
2. tezosentanIBA
3. Prednisone (Sone)FDA LinkGeneric
4. PotassiumIBA
5. CortisoneIBA
6. mercaptomerinIBA
7. Hexamethonium (Hexamethonium Bromide)IBA
8. SodiumIBA
9. Spironolactone (Aldactone)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Sodium-Restricted Diet (Diet, Sodium Restricted)
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Induced Heart Arrest (Cardioplegia)
4. Sternotomy
5. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies)