Acquired supravalvar type of left ventricular to right atrial communication following non-penetrating cardiac trauma caused by traffic accident
- Heart Health: Ask Dr. Zipes. // Saturday Evening Post;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 280 Issue 5, p22
The article offers questions and answers concerning heart health, cardiology, and coronary surgery. One reader asks if hallucinations can be caused by bypass surgery. Another asks if heart murmurs can cause legs to swell. A person asks about the importance of very low density lipoproteins.
- Are routine chest x ray and ECG examinations helpful in the evaluation of asymptomatic heart murmurs?. Gardiner, Susan // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jul2003, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p638
Discusses the case of an infant with asymptomatic heart murmur. Chest X-ray; Electrocardiography examination; Pediatric cardiology.
- Isolated haemangioma of the tricuspid valve. Wong, Kenny K.; Sandor, George G. S.; Sett, Suvro S. // Cardiology in the Young;Jun2004, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p324
Presents a case of a four and a half year-old girl with a systolic murmur and mild cyanosis. Case history; Echocardiogram; Regurgitation; Identification of a cystic lesion on the antero-superior leaflet of the tricuspid valve; Diagnosis of hemangioma.
- Rupture of a Submitral Aneurysm Into the Left Atrium. Duggal, Bhanu; Inania, Ravi; Panchani, N. // Pediatric Cardiology;May2012, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p854
Submitral aneurysm is a rare cause of mitral regurgitation. This report describes a young boy with this entity, further complicated by its rupture into the left atrium.
- Aortic valvular endocarditis visualised by 16-row detector multislice computed tomography. Christiaens, L.; Ardilouze, P.; Sarbets, E. // Heart;Oct2006, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p1466
The article reports on the case of a 58-year-old man with aortic vavular endocarditis. The patients presented symptoms including left-sided homonymous hemianopsia and a systolic murmur. Intravenous antibiotics were started. A preoperative coronary angiography was not performed due to the absence...
- Innocent Murmurs: Parental Viewpoint, What are the Most Common Misconceptions and How to Avoid Them. Šimunović, Nedjeljka; Rončević, Željko // Collegium Antropologicum;2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 34, p89
The aim of this study was to investigate the parental reaction after they have been informed that their child has a heart murmur. This study also explored whether their reaction was influenced by the fact that the heart murmur is innocent, which actually means that the child is healthy. One...
- Accuracy of the Initial Evaluation of Heart Murmurs in Neonates: Do We Need an Echocardiogram? Azhar, A. S.; Habib, H. S. // Pediatric Cardiology;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p234
The objective of this study was to determine the differences between neonatologists and pediatric cardiologists with regards to the initial assessment of neonatal heart murmur and to evaluate the role of echocardiography in this group of patients. During a period of 1 year, all neonates with...
- Effectiveness of Teaching Cardiac Auscultation to Residents During an Elective Pediatric Cardiology Rotation. Mattioli, Leone F.; Belmont, John M.; Davis, Ann McGrath // Pediatric Cardiology;Nov2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p1095
This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of randomized tracks of prerecorded cardiac sounds as a teaching tool for cardiac auscultation. The study focused on recognizing murmurs when present, distinguishing functional from organic murmurs, and detecting heart disease by auscultation. At both...
- Does This Patient Have an Abnormal Systolic Murmur? R.M.S.; Zeldis, Steven M. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p33
Presents an analysis of the article `Does This Patient Have an Abnormal Systolic Murmur?,' by E. Etchells, C. Bell and K. Robb published in the `Journal of the American Medical Association' in 1997. Precision and accuracy of clinical examination for abnormal systolic murmurs; Approach to...