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Research & Reviews  498 results

An autopsy case of sudden unexpected death of a young adult with progressive intraventr...
Pathology, Research and Practice; Hata Y, Hachiwaka R et. al.

Nov 20th, 2022 - Herein, we describe an autopsy case of the sudden unexpected death of a 23-year-old man. Retrospective analysis of electrocardiograms revealed progressive widening of the QRS interval. Autopsy showed mild mitral valve prolapse and hypertrabeculati...

Novel variants in GALE cause syndromic macrothrombocytopenia by disrupting glycosylatio...
Blood Marín-Quilez A, Di Buduo CA et. al.

Nov 18th, 2022 - Glycosylation is recognized as a key process for proper megakaryopoiesis and platelet formation. The enzyme UDP-galactose-4-epimerase, encoded by GALE, is involved in galactose metabolism and protein glycosylation. Here, we studied three patients ...

Left atrial appendage occlusion with Watchman device after incomplete surgical ligation.
BMJ Case Reports; Manongi N, Volodarskiy A et. al.

Nov 16th, 2022 - Non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) is the most common cause of cardioembolic stroke. The left atrial appendage (LAA) is the major source of cardiac emboli in patients with NVAF. Anticoagulation (AC) is the standard of care for stroke preventi...

Case of Mitral Valve Prolapse - Associated Sudden Cardiac Death in Pregnancy.
The American Journal of Case Reports; Truong NNK, Vu VH et. al.

Nov 14th, 2022 - BACKGROUND Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a frequent echocardiographic finding that can be accompanied by symptoms ranging from a benign course to occasionally catastrophic complications, such as heart failure, and rarely, sudden cardiac death. Fe...

Sinus of Valsalva Aneurysm in Females.
International Heart Journal; Wang Y, Wu B et. al.

Nov 14th, 2022 - Sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) is a rare cardiovascular disease with male predominance. Recently, an association with aortic aneurysm and SVA has been revealed in periventricular nodular heterotopia patients with loss-of-function Filamin A (FLNA...

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Guidelines  1 results

Valvular and structural heart disease: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Ba...
Chest Salem DN, O'Gara PT et. al.

Jul 24th, 2008 - This chapter about antithrombotic therapy for valvular heart disease is part of the American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th Edition). Grade 1 recommendations are strong and indicate that the benefits d...

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Drugs  3 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  19 results

Mitral Valve Prolapse, Arrhythmias and Mitral Valve Surgery

Oct 4th, 2022 - This is a prospective observational study, enrolling 200 patients with MVP and any documented VA. Diagnosis of VA obtained by 12 leads ECG and Holter recordings will be reported, as well as preprocedural premature ventricular contractions (PVC) bu...

Study of Mycobacterial Infections

Sep 27th, 2022 - The nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are ubiquitous environmental organisms foundin soil and water that rarely cause disease in humans. Since exposure to these organisms is universal and disease is rare, it can be concluded that normal host defen...

Prospective Multicenter Study on Mitral Annular Disjunction

Sep 10th, 2022 - Mitral annular disjunction (MAD) is a structural abnormality of the mitral annulus, defined as a separation (≥1 mm) between the atrial wall-mitral valvular junction and the left ventricular free wall during end-systole. This abnormality is signifi...

STretch and Myocardial Characterization in Arrythmogenic Mitral Valve Prolapse-2

Aug 9th, 2022 - Mitral valve prolapse (MVP) is a frequent affection of the mitral valve with a prevalence of 2-3% in the general population. This valvular disease is generally considered as benign, but may at term evolve toward mitral valve regurgitation of vario...

Impact of Preoperative Myocardial Fibrosis Related to Mitral Valve Prolapse on Postoperative Left Ventricular Remodeling

Jul 7th, 2022 - Primary mitral regurgitation (MR) is the most common valvular disease in western countries. The MR mechanism is often related to a mitral valve prolapse (MVP) defined as a single or bi-leaflet prolapse of at least 2 mm beyond the long-axis mitral ...

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News  38 results

Ultra-Late Cutaneous Melanoma Recurrence Following 49 Years of Quiescence
Joel Sax, BA, Cindy Lamerson, MD

Sep 7th, 2022 - To the Editor: Ultra-late melanoma recurrence represents a minority of cases in which the quiescent period lasts longer than 15 years, and epidemiologic studies have reported recurrence rates of 6% to 10% during the ultra-late period. 1 Even more u.

Antibiotic Before Oral Surgery Spares Endocarditis; Study Validates Guidelines

Aug 22nd, 2022 - The strongest evidence yet to support clinical guidelines that recommend that people at high risk of endocarditis, such as those who've had previous episode the disease or who have a prosthetic cardiac valve, should take antibiotics before they ha...

Cataracts and Vascular Health; Risky Stimulant Use; CEC Adjudication Flaws

Oct 26th, 2021 - Does cataract surgery predict vascular and all-cause mortality a decade later? (British Journal of Ophthalmology) The "5 As" -- assess, advise, agree, assist, and arrange -- were highlighted in the American Heart Association's statements on how to...

NICE Draft Guidance on Management of Heart Valve Disease

Mar 19th, 2021 - The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a draft guideline on the management of heart valve disease in adults. Here is a summary of the key recommendations: Referral Consider echocardiogram for adults with murmur ...

What You Should Know About Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Mar 15th, 2021 - Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) refers to a heterogeneous group of heritable disorders of connective tissue resulting in tissue fragility, skin hyperextensibility, and joint hypermobility. The true prevalence is unknown but is estimated at 1 in 5000....

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Patient Education  21 results see all →