Difference between revisions of "Valvular emergencies"

Line 3: Line 3:
#[[Mitral Regurgitation]]
#[[Mitral Regurgitation]]
#[[Aortic Stenosis]]
#[[Aortic Stenosis]]
#[[Aortic Regurgitation]]
==Aortic Regurgitation==
**Aortic dissection
**Blunt chest trauma
*Pulmonary edema
*Wide pulse pressure
*Hypotension (may progress to cardiogenic shock)
*Diastolic murmur heard immediately after S2
**Pulmonary edema w/o cardiac enlargement
*Immediate surgical intervention
*Reduce afterload
*Diuretics and nitrates don't work
*Don't use beta blockers (block compensatory tachycardia)
==See Also==
==See Also==

Revision as of 21:08, 18 July 2011