Pulmonary insufficiency - the main symptoms

Pulmonary insufficiency - a condition characterized by the inability of the system to maintain normal pulmonary blood gases, or whether it is stabilized at the expense of a strong surge of compensatory mechanisms of the external breathing apparatus. The basis of this pathological process - a violation of gas exchange in the pulmonary system. Because of this, the human body does not enter the required amount of oxygen and carbon dioxide levels are constantly increasing. This causes oxygen starvation of bodies.

When pulmonary insufficiency partial oxygen pressure in the blood drops below 60 mm Hg. Art. At the same time there is an increase in carbon dioxide partial pressure. Its performance exceeds 45 mm Hg. Art. This pathological syndrome can begin to progress in people of different age categories. Gender is not peculiar to him.


In the following symptoms of pulmonary failure:


The main reason for the progression of lung disease in humans - damage to the external breathing apparatus at various levels:


On the mechanism of the progression:

As the rate of development: