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Thyrotoxicosis-an uncommon cause of heart failure.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15710288     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 26-year-old man presented with high output heart failure and severe systolic left ventricular dysfunction. The underlying cause was determined to be thyrotoxicosis. With aggressive treatment of the hyperthyroid state, near-normalization of the patient's left ventricular systolic function was achieved. Unfortunately, he succumbed to pancreatitis, followed by multiple ICU complications. A brief review of the literature is provided.
Authors:
Michael Froeschl; Haissam Haddad; A Susan Commons; John P Veinot
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1054-8807     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc. Pathol.     Publication Date:    2005 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-15     Completed Date:  2005-06-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9212060     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Pathol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  24-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists / therapeutic use
Adult
Antithyroid Agents / therapeutic use
Drug Therapy, Combination
Echocardiography
Fatal Outcome
Heart Failure / etiology*,  pathology
Humans
Hydrocortisone / therapeutic use
Hyperthyroidism / complications*,  pathology,  therapy
Iodides / pharmacology
Male
Methimazole / therapeutic use
Regional Blood Flow / drug effects
Systole
Thyroid Gland / blood supply
Thyrotoxicosis / complications*,  pathology,  therapy
Ventricular Dysfunction, Left / etiology,  pathology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Antagonists; 0/Antithyroid Agents; 0/Iodides; 12298-68-9/Lugol's solution; 50-23-7/Hydrocortisone; 60-56-0/Methimazole

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