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Cardiac Restriction Secondary to Massive Calcific Deposits in the Left Ventricular Cavity.
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PMID:  24576543     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Described herein are clinical and necropsy findings in a 61-year-old woman with fatal left ventricular diastolic failure secondary to massive calcific deposits primarily within the left ventricular cavity. At age 3, an isthmic aortic coarctation was resected, and at age 44, a stenotic congenitally bicuspid aortic valve was replaced. The cause of the intracavitary calcific deposits remains unclear, but surgical resection of the deposits has been an effective form of therapy.
William C Roberts; Randall L Rosenblatt; Jong Mi Ko; Paul A Grayburn; Johannes J Kuiper; Joseph M Guileyardo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-2-1
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of cardiology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-1913     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
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Created Date:  2014-2-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  0207277     Medline TA:  Am J Cardiol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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