What are the potential complications that can arise from cardiac insufficiency?

Patients suffering from cardiac insufficiency are more predisposed to developing the following:

  • Acute pneumopathy, which is favored for development due to pulmonary stasis
  • Embolisms and pulmonary infarctions
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Hydroelectric disruptions
  • Intoxication due to digitalis
  • Cardiac cirrhosis, etc

Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 19 Jun 2018
Medical Author: Dr. med. Diana Hysi