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Right Ventricular Dysfunction Summary

Description: A condition in which the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart was functionally impaired. This condition usually leads to HEART FAILURE or MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION, and other cardiovascular complications. Diagnosis is made by measuring the diminished ejection fraction and a depressed level of motility of the right ventricular wall.

Also Known As: Ventricular Dysfunction, Right; Dysfunction, Right Ventricular; Dysfunctions, Right Ventricular; Right Ventricular Dysfunctions; Ventricular Dysfunctions, Right

Networked: 491 relevant articles (19 outcomes, 41 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Right Ventricular Dysfunction

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension : 3 outcomes 1 study in 37 results : IBA
  2. Fibrinolytic Agents (Antithrombotic Agents) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 7 results : IBA
  3. sildenafil (Viagra) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results : FDA 5
  4. Heparin (Liquaemin) : 1 outcome 5 studies in 10 results : FDA 74 Generic
  5. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 22 results : IBA
  6. Nitric Oxide (Nitrogen Monoxide) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 17 results : FDA 1
  7. simendan (Levosimendan) : 1 outcome 1 study in 7 results : IBA
  8. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : FDA 5 Generic
  9. Oxygen : 1 outcome in 9 results : IBA
  10. Endothelin Receptors (Endothelin Receptor) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Right Ventricular Dysfunction

  1. Pulmonary Embolism
  2. Pulmonary Hypertension (Ayerza Syndrome)
  3. Shock
  4. Septic Shock (Toxic Shock Syndrome)
  5. Sepsis (Septicemia)
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Key Therapies for Right Ventricular Dysfunction

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  1. Thrombolytic Therapy : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 28 results
  2. Catheters : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 10 results
  3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 17 results
  4. Transplants (Transplant) : 1 outcome in 16 results
  5. Lung Transplantation : 1 outcome in 5 results
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