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Giant P wave in a patient with right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2306887     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A P wave of 7.5 mm in lead I and 12.5 in V1 was detected in a 28-year-old man, with a progressive cardiomegaly since the age of 14 years. At last admission he had minor symptoms, and a systolic murmur consistent with tricuspid regurgitation. The electrocardiogram showed an extremely tall P wave and a QRS of a very low amplitude; T waves were inverted on the precordial leads. These ECG features, and subsequent investigations, were consistent with right ventricular cardiomyopathy with massive tricuspid regurgitation, and right atrial abnormality.
B Martini; A Nava; G F Buja; B Canciani; E Bigolin; S Dalla Volta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical cardiology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0160-9289     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Cardiol     Publication Date:  1990 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-10     Completed Date:  1990-04-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903272     Medline TA:  Clin Cardiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  143-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, University of Padua, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Atrial Flutter / physiopathology
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic / physiopathology*
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Conduction System / physiopathology
Heart Defects, Congenital / physiopathology*
Heart Ventricles / physiopathology*

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