Pulmonary edema cardiogenic is a condition where there is accumulation of excessive fluids in the lungs leading to pulmonary edema. In case the edema is caused due to underlying cardiac conditions, it is known as pulmonary edema cardiogenic. When there is pulmonary edema cardiogenic the clinicians will focus on treating the underlying heart ailment.
But alternatively they will have to provide oxygen supply with the help of face mask or nasal chords. The doctor may also prescribe diuretics intravenously in order to bring down the pulmonary edema cardiogenic. There can be various types of heart disease that cause pulmonary edema. These include congestive heart failure where the pulmonary capillary pressure is highly increased and this leads to expulsion of fluids in the interstitial spaces and this affects the exchange of gases in the lungs.
There may be severe heart attack that is associated with left ventricular failure and there are various arrhythmias like tachycardia, fast heartbeat and bradycardia that are associated with slow heartbeat and cause pulmonary edema cardiogenic. When there is a hypertensive crisis, it may also lead to accumulation of fluids in the lungs affecting berating. When there is a fluid overload due to kidney failure or intravenous therapy, it leads to pulmonary edema cardiogenic.