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Magee M C - - 1980
A critical review of the literature on psychogenic impotence is undertaken with special reference to recent advances in objective evaluation of erectile function and radiographic visualization of the penile arteries. Standardization of nomenclature, subclassification of acute versus insidious erectile dysfunction, insistence on objective criteria for declaring erectile dysfunction or a ...
Kerin N Z - - 1980
The echocardiographic features of patients with parachute mitral valve have revealed the combination of an early systolic movement of the mitral valve and late systolic prolapse. Cross-sectional echocardiographic and angiographic studies showed that the early systolic anterior motion was produced by the presence of a flail scallop of the anterior ...
Towne W D - - 1980
A patient of faintly marfanoid habitus with left venticular failure, aortic regurgitation, and rate-related left bundle-branch block was found to have a midsystolic click and echocardiographic findings suggestive of mitral valve prolapse; however, the click did not move earlier in systole in response to head-up tilt or atrial pacing. Cardiac ...
Leier C V - - 1980
Nineteen patients with types I and III Ehlers-Danlos syndrome were hospitalized at our institution between 1973 and 1978. Chest roentgenogram, electrocardiogram, and echocardiogram were done; 11 patients underwent cardiac catheterization. Thirty-five cardiac or great vessel abnormalities were detected. Fifteen patients had nitral valve prolapse; six also had tricuspid valve prolapse. ...
Ringer M - - 1980
A 53 year old man died of cerebral hemorrhage while being treated for Streptococcus mutans endocarditis. At autopsy the only endocarditic lesion was on the left atrial mural endocardium. The noninfected mitral valve demonstrated prolapse and mucinous degeneration. The latter had led to rupture of several chordae tendineae, with the ...
Niederle P - - 1980
An echocardiographic finding presenting itself as a ruptured noncoronary aortic cusp is described. The basic finding included a constant diastolic echo separation of the right coronary and noncoronary cusps, noncoronary cusp prolapse in the direction of the posterior aortic wall and its high-frequency diastolic flutter. The diagnosis was confirmed at ...
Vuthoori Surender - - 1979
Both congenital pyloric stenosis and the mitral valve prolapse syndrome are reported to have a familial incidence. Although mitral valve prolapse has been documented in twins, only one case has received echocardiographic confirmation. The present account describes typical symptomatic mitral valve prolapse in identical twins, both of whom had undergone ...
Sinclair M A - - 1979
This paper is the combination of three separate discussion documents, presented amongst others at a parallel session at the Ergonomics Society Annual Conference, 1979, at Oxford. The discussion documents were general in tone and followed logically after one another, and the authors were asked to provide a joint paper for ...
Allen P R - - 1979
Chloroprocaine hydrochloride 2% and bupivacaine hydrochloride 0.375% in 10-ml doses of plain solutions were studied in a randomised blind manner as the agents for continuous lumbar extradural analgesia in labour. Twenty-four patients were assessed for the speed of onset, duration of action, degree of motor blockade, dermatomal spread, arterial hypotension, ...
Chandraratna P A - - 1979
Clinical and echocardiographic examinations were performed on 100 clinically stable, newborn baby girls. Mitral valve prolapse was noted on the echocardiograms of seven babies. Three subjects had systolic clicks, two of whom had systolic murmurs following the click. The four other babies who had echocardiographic evidence of mitral valve prolapse ...
Schott G D - - 1979
The present study concerns neuropsychological aspects of the handwriting of Leonardo da Vinci. The evidence for Leonardo's left handedness is considered, and a critical appraisal of his mirror writing and its underlying mechanism is presented. The relationship between Leonardo's sinistrality, mirror writing and certain aspects of localisation of cerebral function ...
ZuWallack R - - 1979
We studied the pulmonary function and chest x-ray films of 20 nonsmokers with idiopathic prolapse of the mitral valve. Forty-five percent of these patients complained of dyspnea. Of the 16 chest films reviewed, 44 percent had radiographic evidence of pectus excavatum and 25 percent thoracic scoliosis. The most common pulmonary ...
Bartall H - - 1979
A 47-year-old man experienced palpitations and shortness of breath following push-up exercises. Because of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation and fatigue, the patient underwent investigation. Echocardiography and cardiac catheterization indicated the diagnoses of mitral valve prolapse and rupture of the chordae tendineae. This report represents the first description of such a sequence ...
Inoh T - - 1979
Eighty cases with mitral valve prolapse excluding the secondary prolapse of the mitral valve caused by known underlying diseases were studied by real-time ultrasoundcardiotomography and M-mode technic. It was thought that observation of the left ventricle with long axis sector scan was useful and sensitive technic to diagnose the mitral ...
Vengsarkar A
This is a case report of a patient who presented clinically with features of mitral valve prolapse. Echocardiography revealed, in addition to a systolic mitral valve prolapse, variegated shadows be-hind the anterior mitral leaflet characteristic of a myxoma. At sur-gery the prolapse of the posterior mitral leaflet was confirmed, but ...
Pileggi F - - 1979
The relationship between mitral valve prolapse, segmental and total ventricular function was studied in 121 patients with severe coronary artery disease, 21 of whom had angiographically documented mitral prolapse. The position and movement of the inferior papillary muscle were also analyzed. Mitral valve prolapse in association with severe coronary artery ...
Mori K - - 1979
Echocardiography was of great value in establishing the correct diagnosis in a patient with symptoms of congestive heart failure due to a prolapsing right atrial myxoma. The movement of the tumor into the right ventricle through the atrioventricular orifice during diastole was identified by the echocardiogram and confirmed by angiography ...
Sando I - - 1979
A histologic study of the para-vestibular canaliculus (PVC), its contents, and its relationship to the vestibular aqueduct (VA), is presented. 20 normal human temporal bones were fixed in 10% formalin solution, embedded in celloidin, and sectioned horizontally at intervals of 20 micrometers. Every tenth section was stained with hematoxylin and ...
Rizzon P - - 1978
The prevalence of atrioventricular (AV) conduction disturbances amongst patients with mitral valve prolapse is higher than may be expected by chance, thus implying the existence of a true association. The main clinical and electrophysiologic findings in 4 patients with mitral valve prolapse showing chronic AV conduction disturbances are presented. Supra-His ...
Venables G S - - 1978
A patient with subclinical hypothyroidism who presented with true myotonia is described. There was no evidence that either he or members of his family had dystrophia myotonica or myotonia congenita. Treatment with thyroxine resolved his symptoms completely.
Werner J A - - 1978
Echocardiograms from 562 patients were examined for evidence of the pattern of tricuspid valve prolapse. Criteria for the diagnosis can be established similar to those applicable to mitral prolapse. In 500 consecutive patients without mitral valve prolapse, there were no cases of isolated tricuspid valve prolapse. Eleven of 53 (21%) ...
Chandraratna P A - - 1978
The echocardiograms of 52 patients with atrial septal defects were reviewed. Six patients were noted to have prolapse of the tricuspid valve. Three of these subjects had associated prolapse of the mitral valve. The diagnosis of tricuspid valvular prolapse was confirmed by angiograms in one patient. Four patients had midsystolic ...
Chung S M - - 1978
In a 51/2 year old boy with unilateral coxa vara who died of unrelated causes histological sections were made of the proximal femora and pelvic growth plates. The proximal femora were also perfused to study the pattern of arterial supply. Evidence of active endochondral ossification was not detectable in growth ...
Towne W D - - 1978
The effects of passive head-up tilt on systolic time intervals were assessed in 18 patients with mitral valve prolapse. In addition to causing prolongation of the pre-ejection period and shortening of left ventricular ejection time, this circulatory stress led to progressive shortening of the Q to click interval. In 1 ...
Ou C N - - 1978
The photobinding of [3H]8MOP to tRNA upon irradiation at 365 nm in the absence of O2 was determined by gel filtration. The maximum photobinding was found to be ca. 4 mol of 8MOP er mol of tRNA and 5FU-tRNA, with an overall quantum yield of 2.3 X 10(-3). The photobinding ...
Terasawa Y - - 1978
The characteristic ultrasono-cardiographic (UCG) findings of prolapsed mitral valve were studied in 9 cases by means of ultrasonocardiotomography (UCT). The changes in degree and shape of the prolapsed valve were examined and the leaflet involved was identified. Of the 9 cases, 5 had prolapse of anterior, 3 had that of ...
Ogawa S - - 1978
Delayed posterior wall (PW) peak in the detection of PW asynergy was studied by M-mode echocardiography in 53 patients with angiographically proven PW aneurysm, hypokinesis and normal PW. The timing of the PW peak was evaluated by the intervals between (1) the aortic valve closure (Ac) and the PW peak, ...
Herin R A - - 1978
Feeding of 260 ppm of leptophos to mallard ducklings caused delayed neurotoxicity similar to that reported for hens. Thus leptophos caused ataxia, with subsequent paralysis, loss of appetite, and slow-down in the growth rate of the treated birds. Spinal lesions were identical in morphology and distribution to those seen in ...
Towne W D - - 1978
A patient with a loud intermittent midsystolic click presented a problem in differential diagnosis between mitral valve prolapse (intracardiac origin of the click) and left pneumothorax (extracardiac origin). External phonocardiography performed at the time of cardiac catheterization revealed that this loud midsystolic click disappeared whenever a catheter was positioned across ...
Szirmai I - - 1977
The clinical and pathological data of a 48 year old patient who survived 40 days are reported. Her disturbance of consciousness corresponded to an apallic syndrome, which 12 days later bacame akinetic mutism. Symmetrical softening involving the medial thalamic nuclei from the plane of the corpora mamillaria to the red ...
Felner J M - - 1977
Three children with loud systolic honks were studied noninvasively with phonocardiography and echocardiography. It was shown that the precordial honk, like the late systolic mitral murmur and the clicking apical systolic sound, is part of a continuum of auscultatory sounds that result from a defect of mitral valve support and ...
Wilson L A - - 1977
Four young women and six older men with mitral leaflet prolapse presented with visual disturbances consistent with embolism in the ophthalmic or posterior cerebral circulation. Cardiac arrhythmias were common, but these are rarely associated with focal ischaemia. The evidence that mitral leaflet prolapse caused the embolism in these patients is ...
Millard D P - - 1977
Haematological characteristics have been compared in 29 subjects with heterozygous beta0 thalassaemia and in 33 subjects with heterozygous beta+ thalassaemia, identified by the type of sickle cell-beta thalassaemia among close relatives, in a Jamaican Negro population. Total haemoglobin, MCV and MCH were significantly lower in the beta0 type but the ...
Horowitz M S - - 1977
Vegetative endocarditis on the prolapsing mitral valve can be diagnosed with an echocardiogram and the response to therapy can be followed with this technique. A dense mass of fuzzy echoes was noted on the prolapsing posterior leaflet of an echocardiogram from a patient with endocarditis. Three months after the initiation ...
Horak I G - - 1977
Four blesbok culled in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Pretoria, District during May 1972 were found to harbour large burdens of 1st instar Oestrus spp. larvae and from 16-37 3rd instar larvae of Oestrus macdonaldi. They were also infested with large numbers of 1st instar Gedoelstia hässleri larvae but only 2 ...
Hatten H P HP - - 1977
Retrograde prolapse of the ileocecal valve results when redundant mucosa produces prominent lips of the ileocecal valve. The prominent valve produces a filling defect within the cecum. With manual palpation or hydrostatic pressure of the barium column, this prominent ileocecal valve then prolapses in a retrograde fashion to produce a ...
Napodano R J - - 1977
It is extremely helpful for the examiner to separate murmurs of nonorganic origin into one of two categories. The innocent heart murmur group defines five specific entities: the pulmonary systolic murmur, the vibratory systolic murmur, the supraclavicular systolic murmur, the mammary souffle, and the venous hum. All other nonorganic murmurs ...
Meyers S N - - 1977
A 58 year old black man presented with progressive dyspnea and persistent systemic arterial hypoxemia. Initial hemodynamic evaluation revealed mitral valve prolapse and evidence for isolated right to left shunting, presumed to be extracardiac. A detailed pulmonary evaluation disclosed normal volume and flow parameters with a mild reduction of the ...
Raizada V - - 1977
Echocardiography was performed in 25 consecutive patients with angina pectoris and angiographically demonstrable coronary artery disease. Left ventricular echograms detected late or pansystolic mitral valve bowing suggesting of mitral valve proplapse in 6/25 (24%). Left ventricular angiography showed prolapse of the posterior mitral leaflet in 15/25 (60%), including 5 detected ...
Gartner J - - 1977
In order to open the scleral incision during the whole length of microsurgical drainage of the subretinal fluid, a simple retractor was designed which allows the edges of the sclerotomy wound to spread out without the additional help of the surgeon's or assistant's hands. By elevating the instrument, traction release ...
De Silva M - - 1976
A case of Haemophilus paraphrophilus endocarditis successfully treated with ampicillin is described. The patient, a 24-year-old woman, had a prolapsed mitral valve. The organism was initally misidentified as H. parainfluenzae, which it closely resembles. H. paraphrophilus is distinguished by its requirement of 10% CO2 for growth on NaCl-free medium and ...
Gilbert B W - - 1976
In order to define baseline descriptive criteria for the diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse with cross-sectional echocardiography, 49 patients undergoing catheterization were examined by a real-time, two-dimensional phased array echocardiographic imaging system. Angiography was used to separate patients into two distinct groups: 15 with normal mitral valve function and 34 ...
Rentería V G - - 1976
Straited membranous structures (SMS), which consisted of sheets or ribbons of 130 to 220 A in thickness, showed variable patterns of periodic substructure, and resembled SMS described in renal and ocular tissues in various diseases, were found in extracellular locations in a) mitral valve (2 patients) and tricuspid valve (1 ...
Spodick D H - - 1976
Electrocardiographic mimicry necessitates differentiation between acute pericarditis and early repolarization. Among 96 persons, limb-lead RST deviations occurred in all 48 with pericarditis, but only 27 with early repolarization. RS-T vectors (A RS-T) in pericarditis tended to be horizontal (25 patients) and left of the T vector, A T (28 patients); ...
Nanda N C - - 1976
Nine adult patients with large pericardial effusions (PE) demonstrated echocardiographic motion abnormalites of cardiac valves in systole. In four cases (Group 1), the abnormal findings consisted of prominent systolic anterior movements of the mitral valve resembling those seen in idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis. In Group 2(five cases), typical mitral valve ...
Socarides C W - - 1976
This paper is a critical evaluation of the nature and meaning of various radical changes in sexual customs and behavior and their clinical consequences. The author contends that many of the revolutional changes demonstrate a complete and disastrous disregard of knowledge gained through painstaking psychodynamic and psychoanalytic investigations over the ...
Winters S J - - 1976
When a patient with mitral valve prolapse was found to have myotonic dystrophy, his family was studied to ascertain the occurrence of these abnormalities. Of 25 relatives screened, 8 had evidence of both myotonic dystrophy and mitral valve prolapse and 2 had evidence of myotonic dystrophy alone. Thirteen patients had ...
Slaughter B D - - 1976
Renal reabsorption of bicarbonate was studied in Merino ewes during carbonic anhydrase inhibition. Bicarbonate reabsorption was directly proportional to plasma bicarbonate concentration. No tubular maximum for bicarbonate was demonstrated. Elevation of arterial PCO2 or depression of arterial pH caused slight increases in bicarbonate reabsorption. The data suggest that bicarbonate is ...
Sahn D J - - 1976
The cross-sectional echocardiographic features of mitral valve prolapse were defined in 26 children (ages 2-18 years) using a real-time, multiple-crystal ultrasound scanner. In each patient the physical findings of the mitral valve click-murmur syndrome were present and mitral valve prolapse had been diagnosed previously by conventional single crystal echocardiography. Mitral ...
O'rourke R A - - 1976
The midsystolic click-late systolic murmur syndrome is a complex entity with variable manifestations that involves a primary process causing myxomatous degeneration of the mitral valve leaflet(s) and subsequent systolic mitral valve leaflet prolapse. Other cardiac diseases may cause mitral valve prolapse and regurgitation associated with a midsystolic click that mimics ...
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