Acute right heart syndrome

Acute right heart syndrome (ARHS) is defined as a sudden deterioration in right ventricular (RV) function and failure of the RV to deliver adequate blood flow to the pulmonary circulation. This can result in systemic hypoperfusion.

Pathology

ARHS can occur in several settings 1

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rID: 31601
Systems: Cardiac, Chest
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Acute right heart syndrome (ARHS)

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