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.
- 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...
- Aspirin. // Reactions Weekly;10/31/2009, Issue 1276, p7
The article describes the cases of three women who were receiving aspirin for prevention or treatment of transient ischaemic attacks. These women presented with anterior communicating artery aneurysms which require surgery. They underwent pterional craniotomy and their heads were positioned with...
- 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...
- 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.