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Cardiac Edema Summary

Description: 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) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Cardiac Edema

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Diuretics : 1 outcome in 7 results : IBA
  2. tezosentan : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  3. Prednisone (Sone) : 1 study in 8 results : FDA 119 Generic
  4. Potassium : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  5. Cortisone : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  6. mercaptomerin : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  7. Hexamethonium (Hexamethonium Bromide) : 1 study in 1 result : IBA
  8. Sodium : 7 results : IBA
  9. Spironolactone (Aldactone) : 5 results : FDA 38 Generic
  10. Hydrochlorothiazide (Esidrix) : 5 results : FDA 372 Generic
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Diseases Related to Cardiac Edema

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

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