Cor pulmonale (right heart failure due to lung disease without left heart failure)
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|Dx:||Cor pulmonale (right heart failure due to lung disease without left heart failure)|
|Pre-ICD10 counterpart:||Cor Pulmonale, Other respiratory problems|
|Charlson/ALERT Scale:||Chronic pulmonary disease|
|APACHE Como Component:||Respiratory|
|APACHE Acute Component:||none|
|External ICD10 Documentation|
- Cor pulmonale or pulmonary heart disease is enlargement of the right ventricle of the heart as a response to increased resistance or high blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary hypertension).
Chronic cor pulmonale usually results in right ventricular hypertrophy (RVH), whereas acute cor pulmonale usually results in dilatation.
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