HFpEF| Chronic Hypertension

Risk Factors

  • Dm, Hyperlipidemia
  • Obesity, Long standing htn that's not well controlled
  • Age > 50 and in partic > 75

Symptoms

  • SOB, PND, orthopnea, DOE, lower extremity edema

Physical Exam Findings

  • Elevated BP
  • + S3, + S4
  • Elevated jvp, displaced PMI
  • Lower extremity edema
  • Rales on lung exam