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Right-sided pulsus alternans in diastolic left ventricular dysfunction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10402293     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pulsus alternans is usually found in patients with reduced systolic ventricular function. We describe a patient with shortness of breath, hypertension, and left ventricular hypertrophy, but with normal left and right systolic function. Pulsus alternans was demonstrated in the pulmonary wedge position, pulmonary artery, and right ventricle, but not in the aorta or left ventricle. Cathet. Cardiovasc. Intervent. 47:336-339, 1999.
R Ilia; A Abu-Ful; J M Weinstein; M Merkin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  47     ISSN:  1522-1946     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  1999 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-08-05     Completed Date:  1999-08-05     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  336-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 1999 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Cardiology Department, Soroka Medical Center and Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Diastole / physiology*
Middle Aged
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / physiopathology*
Comment In:
Catheter Cardiovasc Interv. 1999 Jul;47(3):340   [PMID:  10402294 ]

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