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Left sided hypertensive heart disease

Hypertrophy of left ventricle
-mild blood pressure elevation can induce LVH

-aortic stenosis can induce LVH ?

-interstitial deposition of collagen

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What are the symptoms of left sided heart disease?

Asymptomatic
CHF
Arrhythmias-atrial fibrillation

3

What is pulonary hypertensive heart disease?

cor pulmonale
-pulmonary htn
-pathology of lung and or lung vasculature
-COPD, pulmonary fibrosis, chronic pulmonary thromboembolism, primary pulmonary HTN
-increased pulmonary vascular resistance

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-right ventricular hypertrophy
-dilatation

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