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Distinguishing Cardiogenic & Noncardiogenic Pulmonary Edema

Purpose:

To determine if acute pulmonary edema is of cardiogenic or noncardiogenic origin using the criteria of Ware and Matthay.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases, Pulmonary Disease

Objective:

criteria for diagnosis

ICD-10:

I50.1, J81.0

Description:

Ware and Matthay listed the criteria for distinguishing cardiogenic from noncardiogenic pulmonary edema. The authors are from Vanderbilt University and the University of California in San Francisco.

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