venous congestion


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ve·nous con·ges·tion

overfilling and distention of the veins with blood as a result of mechanical obstruction or right ventricular failure.

ve·nous con·ges·tion

(vēnŭs kŏn-jeschŭn)
Venous overfilling and distention with blood due to mechanical obstruction or right ventricular failure.
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In contrast, surgical interventions are effective in benign causes of upper venous congestion and show relatively few complications.
On the other hand, in this study, echocardiographic indices of MS severity including transmitral gradients and valve area, as well as left atrial diameters, had no influence in predicting WRF These findings were consistent with the above-mentioned data derived from HF studies, which proved the role of venous congestion and right ventricular dysfunction in WRF It is notable that cardiac output may have a potential role in worsening renal function; however, we excluded patients with severe MS since these patients needed intervention at the time of evaluation.
Interpositional Vein Graft Local Anastomosis (%) (%) Venous Congestion 1 (4%) 2 (9%) Thrombus 4 (17%) 2 (9%) Hemorrhage 3 (13%) 1 (4.
They may also suffer from migraine headaches, nightmares, venous congestion, nervousness, restlessness, weakness and mastalgia.
Person noted that the reimplanted thumb had undergone progressive venous congestion and arterial thrombosis.
More importantly, venous congestion of the upper limb would almost certainly have occurred and there would have been a real possibility of significant injury or even rupture of the axillary or other vein.
With the damaged valves, the blood in the veins flows in the wrong direction resulting in venous congestion and varicose veins in the leg.
As the thrombus enlarges, it causes venous congestion and leads to cerebral edema with mass effect and a resultant increase of intracranial pressure.
Pelvic pain related to pelvic venous congestion often occurs in women with symptomatic lower extremity venous reflux.