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A 45 yr old male patient comes to u with exertional dyspnea and easy fatigue.he does not take any medication and admits to smoking and drinking.on examination BP-170/90mm hg, Heart rate-80/min.B/L lung crackles are heard. Which of the following will be most consistent with diastolic heart failure?

L.Ventricle volume, L.V.Ejection fraction, L.V.E.D.V
A-dilated decrease increase
B-dilated decrease normal
C-Normal decrease decrease
D-Normal decrease increase
E-Normal normal increase
F-Dilated normal normal
 

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correct answer

it's E-because in diastolic heart failure left ventricle cavity and L.V.E.F remain normal only change observed is in left ventricle end diastolic volume, it is increased.

in systolic failure, both L.V.E.F. and end diastolic volume change.
 

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A 45 yr old male patient comes to u with exertional dyspnea and easy fatigue.he does not take any medication and admits to smoking and drinking.on examination BP-170/90mm hg, Heart rate-80/min.B/L lung crackles are heard. Which of the following will be most consistent with diastolic heart failure?

L.Ventricle volume, L.V.Ejection fraction, L.V.E.D.V
A-dilated decrease increase
B-dilated decrease normal
C-Normal decrease decrease
D-Normal decrease increase
E-Normal normal increase
F-Dilated normal normal
i checked again....dear.. u mentioned LVEDV instead of LVEDP in question...
this is from UWORLD...
n remember LVEDP increases in both diastolic n systolic failure....but LVEDV increases only in systolic failure...

here ans is E but there should be LVEDP instead....:))
 
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