- Mitral Valve Prolapse and the Association with Cutaneous Mucin Infiltration ("Cardiocutaneous Mucinosis"). FAROOQ, UZMA; CHOUDHARY, SONAL; McLEOD, MICHAEL P.; TORCHIA, DANIELE; ROMANELLI, PAOLO // Journal of Clinical & Aesthetic Dermatology;May2013, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p24
Mitral valve prolapse is the most common disorder of the cardiac valves in people in the United States. It can present as both primary and secondary disorders, and when associated with myxomatous changes in the skin, the term cardiocutaneous mucinosis can be used to describe this entity....
- Mitral valve prolapse and a Marfanoid habitus. Beighton, Peter // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/27/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6320, p920
Examines the association between mitral valve prolapse and Marfan syndrome. Extracardiac manifestations the syndrome; Identification of an inherited syndrome of mitral valve prolapse in people with anthropometric characteristics; Complexity of collagen molecule in most treated patients.
- Left Atrial Pseudoaneurysm (A Left Atrial Catheter Complication): A Case Report. Pelias, Anastasios J.; Naidech, Howard; Lemole, Gerald M.; DelRossi, Anthony J. // Vascular Surgery;Jul/Aug1986, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p248
Suture line pseudoaneurysms after cardiac surgery are usually associated with either infection or Marfan's syndrome. We present the first case of a pseudoaneurysm due to left atrial catheter after aortic and mitral valve replacements.
- Milky urine! A cause for concern? Punj, Jyotsna; Anand, Rahul; Darlong, V.; Pandey, R. // Indian Journal of Anaesthesia;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p87
A letter to the editor regarding the milky white urine that was observed during intraoperative procedure conducted to a 16-year-old male American patient with dorsolumbar scoliosis attributed with Marfan's syndrome and mitral valve regurgitation is presented.
- Surgical Correction of Mitral Valve Prolapse. Beroukhim, Rebecca S.; Reed, John H.; Schaffer, Michael S.; Yetman, Anji T. // Pediatric Cardiology;Nov2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p755
We describe the case of a 3-year-old child with neonatal Marfan syndrome complicated by mitral valve prolapse with regurgitation, marked aortic root dilatation, and ventricular tachycardia. The patient had resolution of ventricular tachycardia following surgical intervention consisting of a...
- A New Echocardiographic Formula to Calculate Ejection Fraction by Using Systolic Excursion of Mitral Annulus. Y. Çevik; Deǧertekin, M.; Başaran, Y.; Turan, F.; Pektaş, O. // Angiology;Feb1995, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p157
The correlation between echocardiographically and angiographically calculated ejection fraction and systolic excursion of the mitral annulus was studied in 81 patients. Knowing that the mitral annulus changes its size, shape, and position during the cardiac cycle, the authors measured systolic...
- Echocardiographic versus Histologic Findings in Marfan Syndrome. Xiaoyan Gu; Yihua He; Zhian Li; Jiancheng Han; Jian Chen; Nixon, J. V. (Ian) // Texas Heart Institute Journal;Feb2015, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p30
This retrospective study attempted to establish the prevalence of multiple-valve involvement in Marfan syndrome and to compare echocardiographic with histopathologic findings in Marfan patients undergoing valvular or aortic surgery. We reviewed echocardiograms of 73 Marfan patients who underwent...
- Aortic Measurements in Patients with Aortopathy are Larger and More Reproducible by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Compared with Echocardiography. Nejatian, Atosa; Yu, Johan; Geva, Tal; White, Matthew; Prakash, Ashwin // Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2015, Vol. 36 Issue 8, p1761
Accurate and reproducible aortic measurements are essential in aortopathy patients. Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) is commonly used but has several limitations. Cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) can offset these limitations but has not been directly compared with TTE. We compared the...
- Total Chordal Augmentation. Konstantinov, Igor E.; Jalali, Homayoun // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2007, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p423
Mitral valve repair has become an established treatment in adults, but there is limited experience with the procedure in children, in whom the avoidance of a valve prosthesis is particularly advantageous. Repair of the mitral valve in children who have Marfan syndrome is especially difficult due...