Factors that drive a rapidly worsening of severe heart failure

The article was consulted professionally by Specialist Doctor II Nguyen Quoc Viet – Department of Medical Examination and Internal Medicine – Share99 Da Nang International Health Hub.

Heart failure is the ultimate pathology of cardiovascular diseases. In which emergency heart failure is a common body of heart failure. There are many factors that drive rapidly worsening of critical heart failure, patients must receive emergency treatment and mortality is still very high despite many advances in treatment.

1. Level heart failure

Heart failure is the last common path of cardiovascular diseases. Heart failure is divided into two bodies: emergency heart failure and chronic heart failure. Emergency heart failure can be a newly emerged heart failure that can also be a severe exacerbate of chronic heart failure (called an exacerbated exacerbate of heart failure). Severe heart failure in patients with chronic heart failure is more common clinically. Patients arriving at the hospital with emergency heart failure need to receive emergency treatment, if delays can fall into cardiac shock, and mortality is very high.

Acute heart failure can be acute pulmonary edema or heart shock. Newly admitted heart failure accounts for 20%, while 80% is debilitator-level heart failure on the background of chronic heart failure.

New-level heart failure appears often on a rapid on-ons start, and the heart muscle does not have enough time to adapt to heart failure. Patients often show signs of shortness of breath, not even responding to oxygen breathing, but must support artificial ventilation.

The causes of severe heart failure are usually caused by:

  • Acute mitral valve opening, acute aortic valve opening due to infecting endoratitis
  • Acute myocardial infarction: Mechanical complications of acute myocardial infarction: perforation of the septal septum, rupture of mitral valve ligaments, rupture of the free wall of the heart
  • Cardiac compression syndrome
  • Acute pulmonary artery obstruction

2. Risk factors for emergency heart failure


Frequent smoking increases the risk of causing emergency heart failure
  • People with infectative endoratitis
  • Patients who are unoperative for long periods of time, after surgery are at risk of acute pulmonary embolism
  • There are risk factors for coronary artery disease, which may appear acute myocardial infarction
  • Men often suffer more than women
  • Elderly
  • Smoking is many
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • obesity
  • Dyslipidemia: inaction hypertension, non-therapeutic arrhythmias

3. Factors that drive a rapidly worsening of severe heart failure

3.1 Complications that aggravate rapid myocardial failure

  • Arrhythmia: rapidly increasing heart rate or severe slow rhythm, or conductive disorders
  • Coronary syndrome
  • Mechanical complications of cellular coronary syndrome include: rupture of the septum, rupture of mitral valve ligaments …
  • Acute pulmonary embolism
  • Emergency hypertension
  • Cardiac compression
  • Aortic dissection
  • Surgery and cyclical problems
  • Perstal cardicardiary disease

3.2 Events that often cause heart failure to worsen slowly

  • Infection (including infectious endoratitis)
  • Exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or bronchial asthma
  • anemia
  • Impaired renal function
  • Non-adherence to diet or therapeutic drugs
  • Causes caused by a doctor, e.g. prescribing non-steroidal or corticoid anti-inflammatory drugs, drug interactions
  • Arrhythmias, slow rhythm, conductive disorders but do not cause a sudden, severe decrease in heart rhythm
  • Untenable hypertension
  • Alcoholism and narcotics

4. prevent


Patients should exercise gently depending on the degree of illness

To prevent and reduce severe heart attacks on patients need:

  • Quit smoking, stimulants such as alcohol, beer,…
  • Have a healthy diet: reduce salt, high in fiber, eat less animal fat, replace it with vegetable oil
  • Lose weight if overweight
  • Exercise gently depending on the degree of illness
  • Prevention of deep vein thrombosis in patients who must be uninvened, lying for a long time
  • Control blood glucose, blood pressure
  • Take medication regularly, do not remove or stop the drug on your own
  • Do not inject infusions into the body at uns warranted facilities
  • Follow the correct treatment regime as instructed by the specialist, periodically re-examine …

Emergency heart failure is a dangerous disease and has a high risk of death. Therefore, patients need to absolutely apply treatments and abandon bad habits, affecting health to reduce the factors that promote severe heart failure. When there are any abnormal signs, it is necessary to immediately go to the medical facility for a timely emergency.

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Reference article source: Vietnam Society of Cardiologist


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