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Maeshima S - - 1996
We present a case of transcortical mixed aphasia following a left frontoparietal infarct caused by vasospasm after subarachnoid haemorrhage. Although CT showed low-density areas in the left frontal lobe and basal ganglia, single photon emission CT revealed a wider area of low perfusion over the entire left hemisphere, except for ...
Chang R Y - - 1996
Double-chambered right ventricle is a rare congenital heart disease. Anomalous muscle bundles in the right ventricle divide the right ventricle into two portions and cause intracavitary obstruction of the right ventricle. Transesophageal echocardiography of the double-chambered right ventricle has never been reported. We present a 32-year-old man with double-chambered right ...
Ishiai S - - 1996
We examined the eye-fixation pattern of a patient with severe left unilateral spatial neglect who showed leftward searches of various extent in more than half of line bisection trials. Because of complete left homonymous hemianopia, he perceived only the segment of the line between its right endpoint and the point ...
Papagno C - - 1995
A patient who showed a transient left alien hand after a subarachnoid haemorrhage, due to a ruptured aneurysm of the anterior communicating artery, is described. No left agraphia and left apraxia could be found. A CT-scan including coronal sections showed a right medial frontal hypodensity and different ischaemic lesions in ...
Nagumo T - - 1995
A patient is described who presented with a disturbance of body cognition confined to the left side of the body. She showed difficulties in naming the left fingers and in moving the named left fingers. She also showed great difficulty in pointing to named parts of the body with her ...
Ho Y L - - 1995
The authors report the flow pattern of the four pulmonary veins in a case with prolapsing left atrial myxoma. The early systolic flow was reversed, midsystolic forward flow was diminished, and diastolic forward flow was augmented and decelerated rapidly in all four pulmonary veins. This phenomenon is attributed to the ...
Hutter H - - 1995
Bilateral pairs of blastomeres derived from the founder cell AB, the anterior blastomere of the 2-cell stage, in the Caenorhabditis elegans embryo are initially equivalent in their developmental potential. Recently, we showed that an induction at the 12-cell stage by a blastomere called MS is necessary to establish the differences ...
Chinushi M - - 1995
Radiofrequency (RF) catheter ablation was applied to two macroreentrant ventricular tachycardias (VTs) documented after corrective operation for tetralogy of Fallot. The activation wavefront of VT with a right bundle branch block pattern was found to revolve in a clockwise manner around a presumed myotomy scar in the right ventricle, and ...
Kennedy P - - 1995
Myxomas are one of the most common cardiac tumors but usually are confined to the atria. Although described in all cardiac chambers and on all cardiac valves, only one postmortem case of an aortic valve myxoma has been published. We present the case of a young man with an aortic ...
Harrity P J - - 1995
Two broad-based masses arising along the right atrial septum in a 31-year-old man were detected by transesophageal echocardiography and were thought to represent partially calcified myxomas. However, at operation they were cystic structures filled with blood and calcific nodules. Microscopically, they represented varices with phleboliths. Angiography and ultrafast computed tomography ...
O'Keefe P A - - 1995
A 73-year-old woman underwent surgery for removal of a large left atrial myxoma diagnosed by transthoracic echocardiogram. At operation a large tumour was removed, and the left atrium and atrial septum closed. Trans-oesophageal echocardiography prior to weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass revealed that a smaller tumour, which had not been detected ...
Mukadam M E - - 1994
Myxoma of the right ventricle is of very rare occurrence. An adult male patient presented with Class III dyspnoea and occasional haemoptysis and clinically was suspected to have pulmonary stenosis. Magnetic resonance imaging study revealed presence of myxoma arising from the right-ventricular free wall and prolapsing into the pulmonary artery ...
Rouffet F - - 1994
PURPOSE: This study was developed to compare median and actuarial survival after left hemicolectomy vs. left segmental colectomy. METHODS: Between January 1980 and January 1985, 270 consecutive patients (133 males and 137 females; mean age, 64 +/- 12 (range, 18-91) years with left colonic carcinoma located between the left third ...
Kochi K - - 1994
A case of ischemic limb salvage associated with myositis ossificans of the left thigh in a 66-year-old man was reported. The patient had a medical history of cerebral palsy and a cervical spinal cord injury, and had an operative past history of hip arthroplasty for fracture of the left femoral ...
Hove L M - - 1994
A 5-year-old girl had a traumatic amputation of her left thigh and on the right side loss of the posterior part of the talus and parts of the posterior tibial nerve and artery. These defects were treated with free transplantation of the corresponding part of the talus from the amputated ...
De Carli S - - 1994
Right atrial myxomas are rare tumors that often go undiagnosed. Pulmonary embolism originating from the tumor mass is a potentially fatal complication. We report the case of a young man in whom a right atrial myxoma with recurrent episodes of pulmonary embolism was diagnosed 1 month after the beginning of ...
Vanleeuw P - - 1993
Thirty-five patients (10 men and 25 women) with a preoperative diagnosis of cardiac myxoma have undergone cardiac surgery since 1964 at the University of Louvain. The mean age of the patients was 49 (range 20-75) years. The most commonly encountered symptoms were: dyspnoea 49%; thoracic pain 26%; cough and peripheral ...
Manthos C L - - 1993
Carney's complex is an unusual disorder consisting of a variety of endocrinological and urological manifestations. The characteristic gonadal and adrenal features of Carney's complex should become familiar to urologists. A patient was evaluated for obesity, cushingoid features, hyperlipidemia, glucose intolerance, coronary artery disease, a left adrenal mass, bilateral testicular masses ...
Veress G - - 1993
Blocked atrial premature contractions simulated 2:1 sinoatrial block because those were superimposed on the T wave of the preceding sinus beats and were not visible on the surface electrocardiogram of our patient. Additionally, His bundle recordings and premature atrial stimulation demonstrated the presence of an atrio-His anomalous pathway. The premature ...
Kamaki M - - 1993
"Crossed homonymous hemianopia" and "crossed left hemispatial neglect" were observed in a woman with Marchiafava-Bignami disease. Two forms of "crossed homonymous hemianopia" were observed. Initially, Goldmann perimeter testing showed a left homonymous hemianopia with the right hand and vice versa. Later, confrontation tests showed a left homonymous hemianopia, whereas visual ...
Canver C C - - 1993
A 72-year-old previously healthy woman was found to have both a left atrial myxoma and a left lung mass during the evaluation for two cerebrovascular events. Resection of the atrial myxoma and a biopsy of the left lung mass were performed. Six weeks later she underwent a left upper lobectomy ...
Schuetz W H - - 1993
A papillary fibroelastoma, causing amaurosis fugax and paresis of the right arm, was detected by echocardiography as a free floating mass in the left-ventricular outflow tract. Based on the exact localization of the tumor by intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography the initial indication for ventriculotomy was disregarded and an atraumatic transvalvular approach ...
Browne W T - - 1993
BACKGROUND: Atrial myxoma is uncommon and may be associated with brief isolated ischemic events. We describe a patient with atrial myxoma and an incompletely evaluated ischemic stroke followed 1 year later with almost complete brain necrosis. SUMMARY OF REPORT: A 63-year-old woman presented with a rapidly progressive illness resulting in ...
Chen H J - - 1993
A 68-year-old woman, developed subsequent recurrent hematomas of the left occipital lobe about 1 year after open-heart surgery for the left atrial myxoma. Radiological studies revealed multiple intracranial aneurysms with hemorrhage. Microscopic examination showed the presence of myxoma invasion of the vascular wall with aneurysmal formation and organized hematoma.
Johnsen B H - - 1993
In this experiment, a lateralized right hemisphere effect was found for electrodermal associative learning to facial emotional expressions. Sixty-two subjects were presented simultaneously with a slide of a happy face in the right or left visual half field (VHF) and a slide of an angry face in the opposite VHF. ...
Nagumo T - - 1993
A patient with MRI confirmed lesions in the corpus callosum and the left cingulate gyrus had a rare syndrome of crossed avoiding reaction of the left hand. With the right hand she could reach a stimulus object in whatever space it was presented. With the left hand, however, she could ...
Jones D R - - 1993
Myxomas occur most commonly in the left atrium arising from the fossa ovalis. We report the case of a left atrial myxoma originating from the base of the right inferior pulmonary vein. This large myxoma filled a large secundum atrial septal defect, which was diagnosed intraoperatively. The unusual position of ...
Kim S J - - 1993
A 28-year-old married, Korean woman was diagnosed with a right unicornuate uterus, a left hypoplastic tube, and a right ovarian necrotic corpus luteal cyst. We performed a right oophorectomy and an excision of the left hypoplastic tube and then transferred the left ovary to the right broad ligament with intact ...
ten Berg J M - - 1992
A 55-year-old woman presented with fever and malaise. Three blood cultures were positive for Streptococcus sanguis. A diagnosis of endocarditis was made and the patient was treated with intravenous penicillin and gentamicin. Endocardiography revealed a large left atrial tumour. At operation a myxoma covered by deposits of fibrin was excised. ...
Soma Y - - 1992
A 23-year-old male was operated on for two primary left ventricular myxomas of the "complex" type. Ten months later, abnormal echo reappeared and reoperation was carried out to excise 2 recurrent myxomas in the left ventricle. Multiple foci were most likely responsible for the recurrence. No recurrence has been detected ...
Gaglani R D - - 1992
We report the unusual occurrence of complete heart block during attempted right coronary artery cannulation in a patient with pre-existing uncomplicated right bundle branch block (RBBB). This complication occurred due to accidental impingement of the Judkin's right coronary catheter on the left bundle when it transiently slipped across the aortic ...
Lester G D - - 1992
Primary meningeal lymphoma was diagnosed in an 18-year-old Morgan gelding. The horse was examined because of a 3-day history of progressive ataxia and weakness. The gait abnormalities were worse on the left side, and the pelvic limbs were more affected than the thoracic limbs. Additional findings included signs of depression, ...
Watanabe M - - 1992
A 19-year-old man with crossed ectopia of the vas deferens was investigated with special reference to right hydronephrosis and renal dysfunction. There was no vesicoureteral reflux. The left kidney was hypoplastic or dysplastic and the left ureter emptied into the left seminal vesicle. The right malrotated hydronephrotic kidney was in ...
Sealy W C - - 1992
Two patients are described with antidromic reentry tachycardia successfully treated by interruption of an anterior septal accessory atrioventricular node and bundle. This anomalous connection resembles an atrioventricular conduction sling seen in complex congenital heart malformations. It has atrioventricular node-like properties, is located in the anterior septal area, will only conduct ...
Kortz R A - - 1992
An 80-year-old woman was evaluated by transesophageal echocardiography after coronary artery bypass surgery and subsequent cardioembolic stroke. In addition to spontaneous echo contrast demonstrating a counterclockwise rotating blood flow pattern, we observed free vortex ring formation in the left atrium, originating in the left auricle. To our knowledge, this is ...
Arrington E R - - 1992
This report is a prospective study of 33 male patients who underwent both contrast ventriculography (CVG) and radionuclide ventriculography (RVG) within a 24-hour period. Expert, blinded observers graded the left ventricle's regional wall motion (RWM) in the left anterior descending (LAD), left circumflex (LCx), and posterior descending arterial (PDA) distributions ...
Nolan J - - 1992
A mass lesion developed in the right atrium at the site of a trans-septal puncture after percutaneous balloon dilatation of the mitral valve in a man aged 74. The lesion had the pathological appearance of an atrial myxoma and seemed to have developed after trauma to the intra-atrial septum. This ...
Stoddard M F - - 1992
We report a case of left atrial myxoma simulating a thrombus on transthoracic echocardiography, but correctly diagnosed using transesophageal echocardiography. As this tumor is usually fatal unless surgically resected, a correct diagnosis is essential. Myxomas which do not prolapse between the mitral valve leaflets and coexist with mitral stenosis may ...
Ettlin T M - - 1992
A 54-year-old, right-handed male suffered three sequential infarcts. The first two destroyed much of the right posterior parietal area, the posterior-medial portion of the right temporal lobe and virtually the entire right occipital lobe producing left homonymous hemianopsia and left visual neglect but no prosopagnosia. A third vascular accident involved ...
Min P Q - - 1992
To clarify the anatomy of the peritoneal reflections of the left perihepatic region, the authors examined 95 cadavers. Thirty-eight were studied radiographically, 37 with sagittal dissection, and 20 with transverse dissection. In over 80% of the cadavers, the left triangular ligament of the liver separated the left suprahepatic space into ...
Hatibo─člu M T - - 1992
The jugular foramen was examined in 300 Anatolian skulls from the 17th and 18th centuries. In 61.6% the foramen was larger on the right and in 26% on the left, with the remainder being of almost equal size. An obvious dome caused by a superior jugular bulb was present bilaterally ...
Vosecková A - - 1992
The authors studied some methodological questions associated with evaluation of the X-ray of the left ventriculogram (VTG). On the basis of their results they suggest that, in addition to the usual comprehensive volume parameters of the left ventricle (EDVI, ESVI, and EF), further indices, obtained either by drawing the cardiac ...
Tan U - - 1992
The strength of the grasp reflex from the right and left hands was estimated in male and female newborns within the second day after birth. In the total sample (N = 121), the mean strength of the grasp reflex from the right hand was found to be significantly higher than ...
Miyauchi Y - - 1992
We observed a right atrial myxoma presenting with recurrent episodes of pulmonary embolism, the diagnosis of which was made approximately 2 years after the initial symptoms appeared. We emphasize the importance of prompt recognition and subsequent surgical treatment of cardiac myxoma because embolism by tumor fragments is a potentially fatal ...
Jean D - - 1992
Clinical description of a 33 years-old woman, with hyperthyroidism, admitted to the emergency unit with external bilateral ophthalmoplegia and left mydriasis, unreactive to light. The external ophthalmoplegia is proven to be due to myasthenia. The left mydriatic pupil demonstrates features typical for Adie's tonic pupil. The association of a tonic ...
Cauvin J C - - 1992
A new method for centering and reorienting automatically the left ventricle in thallium-201 myocardial single photon emission computed tomography (SPET) is proposed. The processing involves the following steps: (a) the transverse sections of the left ventricle are segmented, (b) the three-dimensional skeleton of the left ventricle is extracted using tools ...
Kipper M S - - 1991
This study reports on the frequency and clinical significance of false-positive thallium studies in the interventricular septum in patients with left bundle branch block. In a 3-year period, 93 studies were performed on patients with complete left bundle branch block and sinus rhythm. Of these, 29 had a reversible septal ...
Yamamoto K - - 1991
Cardiac myxoma is the commonest primary cardiac tumor, however, the incidence of right atrial myxoma is very rare. We reported a 71-year-old man with a right atrial myxoma, whose main complaint was fever of unknown origin. Definite diagnosis was confirmed by echocardiography and cineangiocardiography. Venacavogram revealed huge mass which occupied ...
Lee K S - - 1991
The anatomy of the bronchovascular trees of the upper lobes was evaluated with thin-section computed tomography (CT) in 50 patients. In all patients, the subsegmental bronchi could be seen, except the right B2b, left B1 + 2c, and left B3c. Regular anatomic relationships were seen between the right A3b and ...
Andress J D - - 1991
A 30-year-old woman with Ebstein's anomaly presented with a sustained, wide QRS complex tachycardia exhibiting a left bundle branch block morphology. Serial electrophysiological studies revealed right and left bundle branch reentry tachycardias refractory to many conventional antiarrhythmic drugs. Radiofrequency and direct current catheter ablation of the right bundle branch failed ...
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