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...
- 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.
- Polidocanol. // Reactions Weekly;3/3/2012, Issue 1391, p34
The article describes the case of a 37-year-old woman who developed a transient ischaemic attack secondary to paradoxical embolism after receiving polidocanol microfoam for venous varices.
- 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...
- 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...
- Rapid development of a papillary fibroelastoma in the aortic valve: Report of a case. Haruhiko Kondoh; Takayuki Yamada; Akira Yoshida; Ryouichi Arima; Shinichi Hatsuoka; Hideo Shintani // Surgery Today;Aug2009, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p713
AbstractÂ Â We report a case of a fast-growing cardiac papillary fibroelastoma (CPF) arising in the aortic valve. A 71-year-old woman was referred to a cardiologist for investigation of palpitations. Cardiac catheterization, coronary angiography, and echocardiography showed no stenosis of...
- Aortic fibroelastoma and 3-dimensional computed tomography scan volume rendering: a fair reflection of reality? Heyndrickx, Maxime; Ivascau, Calin; Galateau-Sallé, Françoise; Massetti, Massimo // European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery;Oct2012, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p752
The article offers information on a 33-year-old man with a tumor at the right anterior cusp of the aortic valve and also includes several three-dimensional computed tomography scan images related to it.