TITLE

Case 2-2003

AUTHOR(S)
Yurchak, Peter M.; Deshpande, Vikram
PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;1/16/2003, Vol. 348 Issue 3, p243
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents the case study of a 60-year-old man suffering from congestive heart failure. The man was admitted to the hospital with dyspnea and pulmonary vascular congestion. An electrocardiogram of the patient showed atrial fibrillation with a ventricular rate of 48 to 55 beats per minute. The patient also had a long history of hypertension. A cardiac ultrasonographic study showed left atrial enlargement, and dilatation of the aortic root. Chest radiographs of the patient suggested the presence of pulmonary vascular congestion.
ACCESSION #
24931613

Tags: CONGESTIVE heart failure -- Case studies;  DYSPNEA;  ATRIAL fibrillation;  HYPERTENSION;  ELECTROCARDIOGRAPHY;  CHEST (Anatomy) -- Radiography;  RADIOGRAPHY, Medical;  HEART beat;  ULTRASONIC imaging;  PATIENTS

 

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