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The main causes of left ventricular heart dysfunction are related to systolic and diastolic failures. In these types of failures, the pumping ability of the left ventricle is affected. In systolic failure, the left ventr... More »

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Symptoms of both left and right diastolic dysfunction include congested lungs, water and fluid retention, an altered heartbeat, dizziness, and fatigue, notes WebMD. Diastolic dysfunction occurs when the left and right ve... More »

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Two-dimensional echocardiography with Doppler is typically used to diagnose diastolic dysfunction, and it is a more reliable method than standard echocardiography, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. ... More »

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