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 »

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 »

Left ventricular heart disease, or left ventricular hypertrophy, is caused by high blood pressure, aortic valve stenosis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and athletic training, according to Mayo Clinic. It occurs when someth... More »

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As of 2016, surgeons intervene with hemolysis in a left ventricular assist device by providing temporary circulatory support, including venoarterial extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, intra-aortic balloon pumps and per... 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 »

The most prevalent cause of ventricular fibrillation is a heart attack, notes the United States National Institutes of Health's MedlinePlus. It can occur when there is a limited supply of oxygen in the heart muscles. Som... More »

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Though there are a number of conditions, both congenital and acquired, which cause left atrial enlargement (LAE), a study by the American College of Cardiology found that the two most statistically significant causes are... More »