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Abnormal diastolic motion of interventricular septum during inspiratory phase. Echocardiographic study.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7426151     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on a patient without heart disease who had pulsus paradoxus, associated with echocardiographic evidence of abnormal and exaggerated diastolic motion of interventricular septum. Both phenomena appeared at the peak of the inspiratory phase of respiration, and seemed to be produced from the same haemodynamic variations, of which the echocardiographic pattern appears to be a more sensitive index than the sphygmographic one.
Authors:
A Ieri; A Zipoli
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British heart journal     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0007-0769     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Heart J     Publication Date:  1980 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-01-26     Completed Date:  1981-01-26     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370634     Medline TA:  Br Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  702-4     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diastole*
Echocardiography
Heart Septum / physiology*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Contraction*
Pulse
Respiration*
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