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...
- 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.
- Aortic Valve Fibroelastoma Masquerading as Transient Ischaemic Attack. Gowland, Penelope-Anne; Hasan, Ragheb // Case Reports in Cardiology;2012, p1
The following paper is on a 49-year-old man who presented to accident and emergency department having experienced five hours of left-sided chest pain, tightness in the chest, and shortness of breath. He also reported paresthesia and an ache in the left arm. Further investigations revealed an...
- 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...
- Lipids and CRP Predict Ischemic Stroke Risk. // Neurology Reviews;Feb2007, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p19
The article reports that high lipid levels and the C-reactive protein (CRP) tests may predict the risk of scenic stroke among middle-aged women in the U.S. It was stated that an expert was even convinced that high level lipid levels are now considered as justifiable risk factor for stroke. CRP...
- Correction. // American Family Physician;11/1/2012, Vol. 86 Issue 9, p801
A correction to the article "Transient Ischemic Attack: Part II. Risk Factor Modification and Treatment" that was published in the September 15, 2012 issue is presented.
- TIA or stroke: What's the difference? HATLELID, MICHAEL // South County Journal;5/15/2013, Vol. 58 Issue 20, pB2
The article discusses the difference between a transient ischemic attack (TIA), an episode of acute brain malfunction, and stroke in terms of their symptoms, risk factors, and diagnosis.
- TIA. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2321
A definition of the medical term "TIA," which stands for transient ischemic attack, is presented.
- Stat Consult. Transient ischemic attack. Drabkin, Alan // Clinical Advisor;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p78
The article discusses transient ischemic attack (TIA), a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by focal brain, spinal cord, or retinal ischemia, without acute infarction on neuroimaging or acute neurovascular syndrome. Some of the different ICD-9 coding procedures for TIA and its...