"Edema, Cardiac" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Abnormal fluid retention by the body due to impaired cardiac function or heart failure. It is usually characterized by increase in venous and capillary pressure, and swollen legs when standing. It is different from the generalized edema caused by renal dysfunction (NEPHROTIC SYNDROME).
- Edema, Cardiac
- Cardiac Edemas
- Edemas, Cardiac
- Cardiac Edema
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Edema, Cardiac" by people in Profiles.
Yeboah J, Bertoni A, Qureshi W, Aggarwal S, Lima JA, Kawel-Boehm N, Bluemke DA, Shah SJ. Pedal Edema as an Indicator of Early Heart Failure in the Community: Prevalence and Associations With Cardiac Structure/Function and Natriuretic Peptides (MESA [Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis]). Circ Heart Fail. 2016 12; 9(12).