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Mantone Joseph - - 2005
With the trial of Richard Scrushy, left, finally under way in Alabama, it isn't just the former HealthSouth executive being scrutinized. It's the first courtroom test for the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, which holds CEOs accountable for false financial statements. Scrushy's defense attorneys have already begun laying the groundwork to ...
Sengupta Partho P - - 2004
Noncompaction of left ventricular myocardium (NCLV), or "spongy myocardium," in adults represents an arrest in endomyocardial morphogenesis and occurs as an isolated cardiomyopathy. Because NCLV can be readily mistaken for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, echocardiographic features other than the structural features of the myocardial wall need to be carefully defined for ...
Celik Seden - - 2004
We aimed to visualize the coronary flow velocities (CFV) of patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy by using transthoracic Doppler echocardiography, and to determine the relationship between abnormal CFV patterns and conventional echocardiography indices. Guided by 2-dimensional echocardiography and Doppler color flow mapping, CFV in the distal left anterior descending coronary ...
Venditti C P - - 2004
Biventricular hypertrophy was noted at 24 weeks' gestation in a fetus with isolated cytochrome-c oxidase (COX) deficiency. Shock, caused by hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and severe pulmonary hypertension, led to the patient's death on day 6. His phenotype defines a new lethal variant of COX deficiency characterized by prenatal-onset cardiopulmonary pathophysiology.
Papadopoulos Dimitris P - - 2004
A 60-year-old man with polyarteritis nodosa under treatment presented with syncope. Echocardiography demonstrated hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy; coronary arteriography revealed normal findings, and Holter monitor showed episodes of non-sustained ventricular tachycardia. This is the first report of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy developing in a patient with polyarteritis nodosa. Further studies should examine ...
Rutsch Frank - - 2003
Idiopathic infantile arterial calcification (IIAC; OMIM 208000) is characterized by calcification of the internal elastic lamina of muscular arteries and stenosis due to myointimal proliferation. We analyzed affected individuals from 11 unrelated kindreds and found that IIAC was associated with mutations that inactivated ecto-nucleotide pyrophosphatase/phosphodiesterase 1 (ENPP1). This cell surface ...
Acartürk Esmeray - - 2003
Apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a rare form of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) recognized by a unique spadelike configuration on the left ventriculogram. Two-dimensional echocardiography is another useful tool in the diagnosis of this condition. The diagnosis may be difficult and may mimic akinesia or apical thrombus in some patients with poor ...
Delhaas T - - 2003
Whereas intra- and extramural coronary artery narrowing have been found in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, occlusion of extramural coronary arteries has not been reported. Also, only three cases with Noonan syndrome and congenital coronary artery anomalies have been described. We report a patient with Noonan syndrome, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and complete ...
Notarnicola Juliana - - 2002
A new species of Litomosoides is described from sigmodontine murids occurring in the rain forests of Misiones, Argentina. Litomosoides anguyai n. sp., a parasite of the abdominal cavity of Oxymycterus misionalis, belongs to the sigmodontis group and is closely related to L. legerae and L. oxymycteri. The new species is ...
Bandyopadhyay Biswajit - - 2002
Phasic narrowing of the coronary arteries on angiography is a well-known entity in both children and adults and has been described in relation to all epicardial arteries. There is a high incidence of myocardial bridges in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. We report the case of a 6-year-old girl with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy ...
Burchiel S W - - 2001
The article highlighted in this issue is "An Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Independent Mechanism of JP-8 Jet Fuel Immunotoxicity in Ah-Responsive and Ah-Nonresponsive Mice" by Andrew C. Dudley, Margie M. Peden-Adams, Jackie EuDaly, Richard S. Pollenz, and Deborah E. Keil (pp. 251-259).
Rutsch F - - 2001
Inogranic pyrophosphate (PPi) inhibits hydroxyapatite deposition, and mice deficient in the PPi-generating nucleoside triphosphate pyrophosphohydrolase (NTPPPH) Plasma cell membrane glycoprotein-1 (PC-1) develop peri-articular and arterial calcification in early life. In idiopathic infantile arterial calcification (IIAC), hydroxyapatite deposition and smooth muscle cell (SMC) proliferation occur, sometimes associated with peri-articular calcification. Thus, ...
Oğuzkurt P - - 2000
Infantile pyloric stenosis is one of the most common conditions requiring surgery during the first few weeks of life. The association of infantile pyloric stenosis with gastric volvulus in an extremely uncommon occurrence. A 10-month-old male infant operated for infantile pyloric stenosis at two months of age is presented. His ...
Callahan M J - - 1999
BACKGROUND: Hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (HPS) has been described in association with several obstructive antropyloric lesions including idiopathic foveolar hyperplasia (gastric mucosal hypertrophy), feeding tubes, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, and hypertrophic antral polyps. Non obstructive antral webs have also been described with HPS. PATIENT AND METHODS: We present a case of gastric-outlet obstruction ...
George S J - - 1999
The human saphenous vein is the most commonly used conduit for coronary artery bypass grafting owing to its ready availability, ease of harvesting, and favorable surgical handling (1). However, it suffers from a progressive decline in patency, resulting in a graft failure rate of 50% after 10 yr (2,3). This ...
Oğuzkurt P - - 1999
Although infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis following esophageal atresia repair is known, infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis following H-type tracheoesophageal fistula has not been encountered previously. A case of H-type tracheoesophageal fistula and infantile hypertrophic pyloric stenosis is presented. The patient, operated on for H-type fistula, a rare congenital anomaly of the ...
Orino T - - 1999
We discuss the clinical course of aneonate with idiopathic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who showed rapid progression of stenosis of the right ventricular outflow tract and reduction in size of the right ventricular cavity due to thicken ing of the ventricular septum. Medical treatment proved unsuccessful. We suggest that balloon atrial septostomy ...
Matsumoto T - - 1998
AIMS: To establish whether MIB-1 and p53 staining are useful for differentiating pilocytic astrocytomas and astrocytomas from anaplastic astrocytomas and glioblastomas. This study was restricted to children and young adults under 30 years of age because of the differences in p53 mutations between paediatric and adult astrocytomas. METHODS AND RESULTS: ...
Shirai K - - 1997
OBJECTIVE: To examine haematological features in five species of healthy, captive marine mammals. ANIMALS: Twenty bottlenose dolphins (Tursips truncatus), seven Pacific white-sided dolphins (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens), five Risso dolphins (Grampus griseus) and five false killer whales (Pseudorca crassidens). RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: The red blood cell count was 4.21 x 10(12)/L in ...
Bauters C - - 1997
Restenosis remains the major limitation of percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty. Restenosis after balloon angioplasty is due to vascular remodeling and neointimal hyperplasia. In spite of encouraging results in animal models, most of the pharmacological trials of prevention of restenosis in humans have produced negative results. This has prompted interest in ...
Takeuchi M - - 1996
Effects of dual chamber AV sequential pacing on coronary flow velocity, especially systolic reversal flow, were tested in a patient with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. AV sequential pacing with shorter AV delays reduced the systolic reversal flow in the coronary artery, and improved the pressure gradient of the left ventricular outflow ...
Aderaye G - - 1996
Hypertrophic pulmonary Osteoarthropathy is most commonly encountered in association with bronchogenic carcinoma and tumours of the pleura. Its association with pulmonary metastasis from extrathoracic neoplasms is rare. We report a 33 years old male Ethiopian who presented with Cannon ball lesions, clubbing of the digits, periostitis, gynaecomastia, acromegalic features and ...
Mitsuoka H - - 1995
A 14-year-old boy presented with interhemispheric subdural empyema. Angiography demonstrated a hypertrophic anterior falx artery. He was treated with antibiotics and craniotomy to evacuate the lesion. The postoperative course was uneventful with no signs of neurological deficit. The abnormal artery was no longer visualized angiographically after the resolution of the ...
Stănescu C - - 1995
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a primary heart disease, in most of the cases genetically transmitted, characterized by hypertrophy, often asymmetric, of the left ventricle (LV), presents certain peculiarities in old agers. The shape of the LV in old agers, is characterized by aorto-septal angulation, by the frequent presence of a septal ...
Samon L M - - 1995
BACKGROUND: Idiopathic arterial calcification of infancy represents a clinical spectrum involving calcification of large and medium-sized blood vessels with an unknown etiology. Its complications include severe systemic hypertension and cardiomyopathy. CASE: A twin infant with a variant of idiopathic arterial calcification was diagnosed antenatally by the detection of hyperechogenicity of ...
Hernanz-Schulman M - - 1995
This study describes the antral nipple sign of pyloric mucosal prolapse, a newly delineated sonographic observation in patients with pyloric stenosis, correlates the endoscopic findings, and examines its prevalence and significance in 31 consecutive patients with pyloric stenosis. Fifty patients who did not have pyloric stenosis served as the control ...
Sutherland K B - - 1995
Localized hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is a reported manifestation of--and an important diagnostic clue to--infection of an aortic graft and aortoenteric fistula, two complications of vascular bypass surgery that carry a significant risk of mortality. This clue may lead to the early diagnosis essential to a successful outcome. The authors describe a ...
Kawashima T - - 1993
The pathomorphologic features of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy simulating dilated cardiomyopathy in the late stage (HCM-DCM) were compared with those of ordinary hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Seven autopsied hearts with HCM-DCM and 11 with HCM were assessed quantitatively using an image analyzer. Unlike HCM, significant left ventricular enlargement and wall thinning were observed ...
Fisher D Z - - 1993
Left ventricular wall motion abnormalities, aneurysm formation, and progression to global hypokinesis have been described in patients with myocarditis and in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. We document a case of reversible aneurysm formation, cardiogenic shock, and complete recovery in a patient with myocarditis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Pathophysiologic mechanisms of myocardial ...
Kawazoe Y - - 1992
In three patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a late systolic click following mid systolic murmur was recognized. M-mode and two-dimensional echocardiography showed the presence of systolic anterior motion of the chordae tendineae in all cases. Phonoechocardiographic studies showed that the time of the click always coincided with the endpoint of mild ...
Sumimoto T - - 1992
We retrospectively analyzed coronary arteriograms in 66 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) who underwent coronary arteriography. Four of these patients showed a large conus artery supplying the interventricular septum, and the characteristics of their echocardiograms revealed a marked interventricular septal hypertrophy. It is suggested that in some patients with HCM, ...
Hsu Y H - - 1991
Idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy complicated with brain cardioembolism is rarely documented by both 2-dimensional echocardiography and cranial computed tomography in pediatric patients. A 2-year-old girl developed hemiparalysis 15 months after diagnosis of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. The 2-dimensional echocardiograms of left ventricular thrombi, computed tomographic findings of brain embolism, clinical course, treatment ...
Maertens M - - 1991
A patient is reported with hypertrophic osteoarthropathy of the right leg who developed an osteomyelitis; this appeared to be related to an infected aortic bifurcation prosthesis with increased uptake on leukocyte scan and chronic gas formation at the proximal aortic anastomosis on computed tomography. There have been previous reports of ...
Madden D J - - 1991
Two adult moose (Alces alces) from Colorado (USA) were naturally infected with Elaeophora schneideri. Both animals had patent infections indicating that moose may serve as definitive hosts. Gross and histological lesions were characterized by fibromuscular intimal proliferation within the carotid arteries and rete mirabile cerebri. This is the first report ...
Prieto G - - 1990
The juvenile form is the usual type of colonic polyp seen during childhood. However, mixed forms associating juvenile and adenomatous polyps have been reported. A syndrome including the association of generalized juvenile polyposis, pulmonary arteriovenous malformation, and hypertrophic osteoarthropathy has been described in three cases; however, this is the first ...
Denfield S W - - 1990
Congenital cardiac lesions, whether unrepaired or postoperative, are among the most common diagnoses associated with sudden death in the 1- to 20-year-old range. In the general population, myocarditis, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and coronary artery anomalies are common causes of sudden cardiac death. Within the subset of pediatric cardiology patients who have ...
Iesaka Y - - 1990
Fifteen patients with right ventricular tachycardia without evidence of coronary artery disease or dilated or hypertrophic cardiomyopathy were evaluated, by means of electrophysiologic study and right ventricular endomyocardial biopsy. Six cases were diagnosed as definite arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD), while 2 cases without characteristic findings of ARVD by noninvasive ...
Hamadto H A - - 1989
The frequency of HBSAg in bilharzial patients (7%) was significantly higher than that in non bilharzial ones (2-5%). The presence of insulted liver by bilharzial, non bilharzial (C.P.H. and C.A.H.) or both (C.P.H. with bilharzia and C.A.H. with bilharzia) lesions have no role in changing the incidence of HBSAg in ...
Vaquer R A - - 1989
Diffuse pulmonary deposition of [99mTc]methylene diphosphonate (MDP) as well as abnormalities characteristic of hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy have been observed in a patient with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP). The findings of the bone scan together with those in the corresponding scintigraphy, and roentgenograms of the chest and skeletal structures are presented. ...
Hahn K A - - 1989
Cisplatin (cis-diammine-dichloroplatinum) treatment induced partial remission of pulmonary metastatic malignant mesenchymoma and nearly complete radiographic remission of hypertrophic osteopathy in a 14-year-old Beagle. Cisplatin was given once every 3 weeks. Clinical signs of hypertrophic osteopathy resolved one week after initiation of treatment. Partial remission of pulmonary metastases and partial radiographic ...
Alfonso F - - 1989
Of 51 patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who had episodes of ventricular tachycardia detected during ambulatory electrocardiographic monitoring only two had clinical sustained uniform ventricular tachycardia that required medical treatment because of worsening symptoms. In both patients the arrhythmia was associated with the uncommon finding of an apical aneurysm with angiographically ...
Fitzpatrick A P - - 1988
Two siblings from a family in which neurofibromatosis was inherited as an autosomal dominant had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and neurofibromatosis. Idiopathic hypertrophic cardiomyopathy may have occurred by chance in two first degree relatives with neurofibromatosis. An alternative explantation is that these diseases are both manifestations of a common hereditary defect of ...
Freundlich I M - - 1988
In patients with a systolic ejection murmur and without a history of rheumatic fever, a probable diagnosis of idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (IHSS) can be made from the roentgenologic findings. Left ventricular enlargement, associated at times with minimal left atrial enlargement, without intracardiac calcification and with a normal ascending aorta ...
Robicsek F - - 1988
A new instrument, a modified "back-biting" Kerrison rongeur, is presented and recommended for the treatment of hypertrophic subvalvular aortic stenosis. The spike of the instrument allows the instrument to be engaged accurately and effectively into the anterior surface of the muscular ridge and appropriate obstructing tissue to be removed.
Arsenault A L - - 1987
The microarchitecture of the rat metaphyseal nutrient artery, the major blood supply to the calcifying epiphyseal growth plate, was studied by light microscopic serial sections, model reconstruction of serial sections, and scanning electron microscopy of plastic corrosion castings. These techniques illustrate how the metaphyseal artery undergoes extensive arborization and anastomosis ...
Navarro-Lopez F - - 1986
To determine the prevalence and significance of the systolic compression of the anterior descending coronary artery in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, we studied 54 consecutive patients out of a catheterization laboratory population of 1619. This angiographic finding was found to be more prevalent (P less than 0.001) and severe in myopathic than ...
Maron B J - - 1986
Many patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy have signs and symptoms of myocardial ischemia and dysfunction. Although hypertrophy and increased left ventricular pressure can account for such abnormalities, altered small intramural coronary arteries have also been described in such patients. To determine the prevalence and extent as well as the clinical relevance ...
Dierickx P J - - 1985
The anionic and the neutral glutathione S-transferase (GST) isoenzymes from the freshwater worm Tubifex tubifex (O.F.M.) were separated in one step by chromatofocusing on a Polybuffer exchanger 94 column, eluted with Polybuffer 74. Their pI values ranged between 4.12 and 6.98, and their molecular weight between 30 000 and 38 ...
Kishimoto C - - 1985
To delineate the precise anatomic abnormalities of the interventricular septum (IVS), mitral valve (MV), and left ventricular posterior wall (LVPW) in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), we used axial biventriculography (BVG) (hepato-clavicular projection: angled BVG) to examine 17 patients with HCM and four with concentric hypertrophy due to systemic hypertension. ...
Maron B J - - 1985
Two patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and a previously unreported distribution of left ventricular hypertrophy are described. Each patient showed substantial wall thickening that was confined to the posterobasal segment of the left ventricular free wall, as well as evidence of dynamic subaortic obstruction. This observation emphasizes the fact that hypertrophic ...
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