Document Detail


Left atrial intramural haematoma associated with mitral annular calcification.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20008328     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Left atrial wall haematoma is a very uncommon entity, associated mainly to cardiac surgery, interventional procedures, or trauma. Spontaneous cases are supposed to be associated with left atrial wall pathology. We present a case of a 53-year-old male who was admitted for prolonged chest pain, with transthoracic and transesophagic echocardiography documentation of a left atrial mass in close proximity to a mitral annular calcification. Tissue characterization with cardiac magnetic resonance suggested the aetiology of the mass, which was confirmed histologically.
Authors:
Francisco Gual-Capllonch; Javier Arce; Luis Serés; Nuria Vallejo; Elena Ferrer; Claudio Fernández; Jorge López-Ayerbe; Albert Teis
Related Documents :
12208228 - Efficacy of a dual chamber defibrillator with atrial antitachycardia functions in treat...
3956178 - Myosin isoenzymes of amphibian hearts.
1279598 - Incidence and predictors of loss of pacing in the atrium in patients with sick sinus sy...
8876818 - The anatomy of the heart revisited.
1642178 - Diagnosis of right ventricular acute myocardial infarction by dual isotope thallium-201...
8342448 - Tolerance in gambling: an objective measure using the psychophysiological analysis of m...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-12-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of echocardiography : the journal of the Working Group on Echocardiography of the European Society of Cardiology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1532-2114     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890618     Medline TA:  Eur J Echocardiogr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E18     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Hospital Germans Trias i Pujol, Carretera Canyet, s/n, Barcelona 08916, Spain. 35907fgc@comb.es/fgualc@gmail.com
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  Nitrogen partitioning in orchard-grown Macadamia integrifolia.
Next Document:  Cardiac sarcoma presenting as heart failure and diagnosed as recurrent myxoma by echocardiogram.