TOC | Cardiology    *CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE Right sided                            
See also  Left sided CHF                                  

A. Obstruction of Right Atrial Emptying

  1. Tricuspid Stenosis
  2. Right Atrial Myxoma
  3. Right Atrial Thrombus

B. Pressure Overload

  1. Pulmonary Artery Hypertension (PAH)
  2. Pulmonary Outflow Tract Obstruction

C. Reduced Diastolic Relaxation

  1. Poor Compliance
  2. Constrictive Disorder

D. Reduced Inotropy

  1. Cardiomyopathy,
  2. Myocarditis,
  3. Coronoary Artery Disease (usually involving RCA)

E. Volume Overload

  1. Pulmonary Regurgitation,
  2. Tricuspid Regurgitation,
  3. Left to Right Shunt at Atrial or Ventricular Level