Prevalence, characteristics, and outcomes of patients presenting with cardiogenic unilateral pulmonary edema.

@article{Attias2010PrevalenceCA,
  title={Prevalence, characteristics, and outcomes of patients presenting with cardiogenic unilateral pulmonary edema.},
  author={David Attias and Nicolas Mansencal and Bertran Auvert and Antoine Vieillard-Baron and Aur{\'e}lie Delos and Pascal Lacombe and Roland N'guetta and François Jardin and Olivier Dubourg},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2010},
  volume={122 11},
  pages={1109-15}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiogenic unilateral pulmonary edema (UPE) is a rare entity, frequently leading to initial misdiagnosis. We sought to assess the prevalence of UPE and to determine its impact on prognosis compared with bilateral pulmonary edema. METHODS AND RESULTS We studied the characteristics and outcomes of patients admitted to our institution for cardiogenic pulmonary edema during an 8-year period. The study population included 869 consecutive patients. The prevalence of UPE was 2.1%: 16… CONTINUE READING
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