Dyspnoea, cough, edema: Heart failure or what else?
- Systemic sclerosis involving the heart. MOON, JAMES; COGHLAN, JOHN G.; PENNELL, DUDLEY J. // Heart;Sep2001, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p308
The article presents a case study of a 39-year-old woman with systemic sclerosis who was admitted due to dyspnoea of four months duration. Various examinations revealed a reduced left ventricular function and bilateral pleural effusions. The patient eventually died and postmortem examination...
- Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy in a Neonate Presenting With Hydrops Fetalis and Pulmonary Hypertension. Rungan, Santuri; Wright, John // Pediatric Cardiology;Dec2013, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p2003
Noncompaction cardiomyopathy (NCCM) is a recently recognized form of cardiomyopathy with a variable clinical presentation. This report describes NCCM of a newborn presenting with hydrops fetalis and pulmonary hypertension. To date, this has not been described in the literature. As knowledge of...
- A patient with pulmonary embolism and a mass in the left atrium. N�gele, Reto; Bonetti, Piero Ovidio.; Mayer, Kurt Albert // Heart;Aug2012, Vol. 98 Issue 16, p1260
The article presents a case study of a 58-year-old woman with exertional dyspnoea and was showing clinical signs of right heart failure.
- Case of the Month. Cawley, Cynthia; Murali, Srinivas // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p65
The article presents a case study of a 62-year-old female presenting with shortness of breath at rest, fluid retention in the extremities, and nonproductive cough. Medical examinations revealed jugular venous distention and rhonchi and wheezing sound of the lungs. The article discusses right...
- Zoledronic acid. // Reactions Weekly;8/18/2012, Issue 1415, p50
The article describes the case of a 41-year-old man who received IV zoledronic acid but developed recurrent pleural effusions.
- BMP-2. // Reactions Weekly;4/2/2011, Issue 1345, p9
The article describes cases of patients undergoing thoracic interbody fusion who were treated with bone morphogenetic protein-2 and had pleural effusions.
- Valproic acid. // Reactions Weekly;3/17/2012, Issue 1393, p40
The article describes the case of a 30-year-old man who developed eosinophilic pleural effusion while under valproic acid treatment regimen.
- Temsirolimus. // Reactions Weekly;1/19/2013, Issue 1435, p24
The article describes the case of a 53-year-old man who received temsirolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma but he developed pleural effusions following treatment.
- Dasatinib. // Reactions Weekly;6/1/2013, Issue 1455, p12
The article presents the case of a 72-year-old female patient with a history of imatinib-resistant chronic myeloid leukemia, cough, dyspnea and chest pain, which are consistent with the diagnosis of pleural effusion due to adverse reaction from dasatinib.