Longterm Complications of Beall Prosthetic Valve: A Case Report
- Double-Orifice Mitral Valve Associated with Nonisolated Left Ventricular Noncompaction A Case Report. Gorgulu, Şevket; Celik, Seden; Eksik, Abdurrahman; Tezel, Tuna // Angiology;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p707
Double-orifice mitral valve is a rare congenital anomaly. Although it is more frequently associated with other cardiac abnormalities, ft may occur as an isolated lesion. There are 2 forms of myocardial noncompaction: isolated and nonisolated myocardial noncompaction. Nonisolated myocardial...
- Efficacy and safety of pimobendan in the treatment of heart failure in dogs. // Veterinary Record: Journal of the British Veterinary Association;5/21/2005, Vol. 156 Issue 21, p682
Reports on the treatment of dogs with mild to moderate heart failure due to myxomatous mitral valve disease for six months with either primobendan or ramipril. Treatment of the dogs with the minimum effective dose of furosemide; Finding that dogs treated with ramipril had a higher score for...
- An unusual cause of mixed mitral valve disease. // Heart;Dec2002, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p560
Reports on the case of a 38-year-old male cardiology patient diagnosed with mixed mitral valve disease. Findings of orthopnoea, palpitation and paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnoea in the clinical examination; Removal of the ventricular tumor.
- Prosthetic mitral valve obstruction: diagnosis with real-time threedimensional transesophageal echocardiography. Aytekin, Saide; Yurdakul, Selen; Tayyareci, Yelda // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;Feb2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, pE-6
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- Mitral Stenosis. Kimmelstiel, Carey; Pandian, Natesa // New England Journal of Medicine;11/09/2000, Vol. 343 Issue 19, p1387
Reports on the case of a woman with mitral stenosis. Implantation of a bioprosthetic mitral valve as a result of earlier mitral-valve disease; Tests performed which indicate that the stenotic mitral valve was becoming calcified; Replacement of the valve.
- Heart Valve Disorders. // American Medical Association Family Medical Guide;2004, p580
The article focuses on various types of heart valve disorders. Mitral stenosis occurs when the mitral valve, which is located between the left atrium and the left ventricle, has become scarred. When this happens, the valve flaps, stick together and the channel becomes abnormally narrow. Mitral...
- Mitral Valve Surgery in Children. Moraes, Carlos Roberto; Arruda, Mauro; Lagreca, José Ricardo; Cavalcanti, Ivan; Victor, Edgar; Tompson, Gilvan // Vascular Surgery;May/Jun1978, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p176
The early and late results of surgery in 50 patients under 15 years of age with rheumatic mitral valve disease were evaluated. Twenty-one had pure mitral stenosis and were submitted to commissurotomy. One death resulted. Another patient died 3 months later of congestive heart failure and...
- Atrial fibrillation in pure rheumatic mitral valvular disease is expression of an atrial histological change. ALESSANDRI, N.; TUFANO, F .; PETRASSI, M.; ALESSANDRI, C.; CRISTOFANO, C. DI; ROCCA, C. DELLA; GALLO, P . // European Review for Medical & Pharmacological Sciences;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p431
Background: Some of theories try to explain the insurgence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in patients with acute articular rheumatism (AAR). These theories remind the close relation between AF and left atrium, or with valvular vitium degree, or monophasic action potential and histological cardiac...
- Acute Progressive Mitral Regurgitation Resulting From Chordal Rupture in Infants. Asakai, Hiroko; Kaneko, Yukihiro; Kaneko, Masahide; Misaki, Yasushi; Achiwa, Ikuya; Hirata, Yasutaka; Kato, Hitoshi // Pediatric Cardiology;May2011, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p634
This report describes six previously healthy infants with acute mitral valve chordal rupture. Although their initial symptoms were mild respiratory distress and fever, all the infants presented with acute progressive left heart failure and required urgent surgical repair. Mitral valve...