I. Criteria: Major (Heart Failure diagnosis requires 1 or more criteria positive)= acute pulmonary edema, cardiomegaly, hepatojugular reflex, neck vein distention, paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea or orthopnea, pulmonary rales, 3rd heart sound (S3 gallup rhythm). II. Criteria: Minor (Heart Failure diagnosis requires 2 or more criteria positive)= ankle edema, dyspnea on exertion, hepatomegaly, nocturnal cough, pleural effusion, tachycardia (heart rate >120 beats per minute).
The Radiology Assistant : Chest X-Ray - Heart Failure Increased pulmonary venous pressure is related to the pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) and can be graded into stages, each with its own radiographic features on the chest film (Table). This grading system provides a logical sequence of signs in congestive heart failure.
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