Eisenmenger's Syndrome

Eisenmenger's syndrome is congenital heart disease. There is an abnormal circulation of blood within the heart caused due to shunt defect between major blood vessels and heart chambers. Symptoms include cyanosis, clubbing, dizziness, coughing up blood, etc. The risk of this syndrome includes heart failure, stroke, cardiac arrest, etc. After the development of this syndrome, surgeries are contraindicated to correct the hole between chambers.

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Due to high uric acid, my father feels drowsy with leg swelling. How to manage it?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 42 years of age, and he has a¬†congestive and congenital heart disease by birth. He visited many doctors, but all of them suggested that there is no need for any immediate treatment and that he can live with it. He is now under medications, and he is doing well. The reason...  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to hear about your dad's health issues. Your dad seems to be suffering from Eisenmenger's syndrome. This is a long-term complication of congenital heart disease. It is the cause of his kidney problems. In my practice, I usually suggest diuretics for my patients j...  Read Full »

I have Eisenmenger syndrome and severe pulmonary hypertension. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor,I have Eisenmenger syndrome and severe pulmonary hypertension. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajiv Kumar Srivastava

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The lesions in Eisenmenger syndrome, such as large septal defects, are characterized by high pulmonary pressure and/or a high pulmonary flow state. Development of the syndrome represents a point at which pulmonary hypertension is irreversible and is an indication that t...  Read Full »

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