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Platypnoea-orthodeoxia in an elderly man with patent foramen ovale and dilated ascending aorta.
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PMID:  22089080     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of an 85-year-old male with platypnoea-orthodeoxia associated with patent foramen ovale (PFO) and ectatic ascending aorta, in the absence of any significant pulmonary pathology.
Authors:
Tahir Nazir; Doros Polydorou; R Bruce Irwin; Anne Cooper; Peter Woolfson; Alexander Thomson
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Age and ageing     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-2834     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375655     Medline TA:  Age Ageing     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine/Care of the Elderly, Salford Royal Hospital, Stott Lane, Manchester M6 8HD, UK.
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