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Surgical experience with thrombotic and fibrotic forms of non-tropical eosinophilic endomyocardial disease.
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PMID:  2416089     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Surgical treatment in 8 cases of non-tropical eosinophilic endomyocardial diseases with (4 patients) and without (4 patients) eosinophilia is reported. Follow-up results (1 to 4 years) in the 6 survivors, including hemodynamic re-study, were excellent even in patients operated on in the thrombotic stage (3) or with hypereosinophilia (2), or with dominant right ventricular involvement (3). Two-dimensional echocardiography gave the correct description of the pathologic stage and ventricular involvement in 6 of the 8 cases before catheterization.
A Arvay; M Lengyel; R Mészáros; I Palik
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0171-6425     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1985 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-06     Completed Date:  1986-01-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  314-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Disease / complications*,  surgery
Endomyocardial Fibrosis / complications*,  surgery
Eosinophilia / classification,  complications,  surgery*
Heart Catheterization
Heart Diseases / classification,  complications,  physiopathology,  surgery*
Middle Aged

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