cardiac lung

car·di·ac lung

disturbance in pulmonary anatomy and physiology secondary to valvular disease of the heart or to other disturbances of circulation incident to cardiac disease.
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The Cardiac Lung represents the arterialization of precapillary and postcapillary pulmonary vasculature and it is easy to imagine how this condition maximally compromises the respiratory function.
(a) Parameters of pulmonary damage Precapillary pulmonary hypertension (mPAP > 25 mmHg PAWP < 15 mmHg) Postcapillary pulmonary hypertension (mPAP > 25 mmHg PAWP > 15 mmHg) Pleural effusion Pulmonary edema (b) Staging [L.sub.1] Hemodynamic congestion [L.sub.2] Clinical congestion [L.sub.3] Cardiac lung TABLE 3: (a) Parameters of kidney damage.
'I worked on a hugely busy cardiac lung ward with heart lung transplant patients among others.