Left-Sided Heart Failure

Elevated pressure in pulmonary capillary

Dyspnea may progress slowly, or

(left ventricular failure or

bed with transudation of fluid into

suddenly as in acute pulmonary

mitral stenosis)

interstitial spaces and alveoli, decreased


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