What Is Cardiogenic Pulmonary Edema?

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Cardiogenic pulmonary edema (CPE) is defined as pulmonary edema due to increased capillary hydrostatic pressure secondary to elevated pulmonary venous pressure. CPE reflects the accumulation of fluid with a low-protein content in the lung interstitium and alveoli as a result of cardiac dysfunction. Keywords: cardiac pulmonary edema; cardiogenic pulmonary edema.
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