Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Aortic Valve
- Papillary fibroelastoma of the aortic valve: A rare cause of stroke. Walpot, Jeroen; Hans Pasteuning, W.; Koeman, Jan; Volker, Peter // European Journal of Echocardiography;Dec2007, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p489
Abstract: We report a case of a 59-year-old woman with recurrent cerebrovascular insults caused by a papillary fibroelastoma of the aortic valve. Primary cardiac tumors are rare. Papillary fibroelastoma (PFE) is the most common valvular tumor and the second cardiac benign tumor after myxoma. The...
- Metformin. // Reactions Weekly;6/30/2007, Issue 1158, p18
The article describes the case of an 85-year-old woman with Parkinson's disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus, who developed lactic acidosis during treatment with metformin. The patient subsequently died of urosepsis. The patient had a history of a transient ischemic attack and was receiving...
- Trazodone. // Reactions Weekly;11/19/2011, Issue 1378, p33
The article describes a case of transient ischaemic attack (TIA) experienced by 40-year-old man with a mood disorder during treatment with trazodone for insomnia.
- Sildenafil. // Reactions Weekly;1/19/2013, Issue 1435, p23
The article describes the case of a 42-year-old man who took sildenafil but experienced a transient ischaemic attack after taking the drug.
- Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Aortic Valve. Gopaldas, Raja R.; Atluri, Prasad V.; Blaustein, Alvin S.; Bakaeen, Faisal G.; Huh, Joseph; Chu, Danny // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2009, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p160
Papillary fibroelastomas are the most common benign neoplasms of the cardiac valvular structures, and they are being recognized more frequently because of higher-resolution imaging technology. Papillary fibroelastomas are associated with substantial complications that are secondary to systemic...
- Libman-Sacks endocarditis mimicking cardiac myxoma. �zer, Necla; Okutucu, Sercan; Karakulak, Ugur Nadir; Kes, Sirri; �nder, Sevgen // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;Nov2011, Vol. 11 Issue 7, pE-26
The article presents a case study of a 64-year-old woman who was admitted due to transient ischemic attack but later echocardiography revealed mitral valve thickening which leads to Libman-Sacks endocarditis.
- Limb-shaking transient ischemic attack responsive to nimodipine: A case report. Liang-Yong Li; Chuan-Yong Yu; Lin Huang; Yu Wang // Neurology Asia;Dec2012, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p353
Limb-shaking transient ischemic attack (TIA), a rare manifestation, is commonly caused by severe stenosis or occlusion of an extracranial internal carotid artery. Such patients are usually treated with surgical revascularization or anti-platelet therapy. We present a 56-year-old woman with 6...
- Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia: transient ischemic attacks. Manawadu, Dulka; Vethanayagam, Dilini; Ahmed, S. Nizam // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/14/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 8, p836
The article presents a case study of a 39-year old right handed man with a weakness in his right arm and leg. The man was reported to have experienced repeated nosebleeds since he was a child, which is believed to be hereditary since his mother and grandmother experienced the same risk. After an...
- Aspirin/dipyridamole. // Reactions Weekly;4/25/2009, Issue 1249, p8
The article presents a case study of a 74-year-old woman who underwent treatment with aspirin/dipyridamole for a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) and developed Stevens-Johnson syndrome. She had been receiving aspirin due to her history of hypertension, previous stroke and diabetes mellitus but...