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Unique wall motion abnormalities on stress echocardiogram associated with Wolff-Parkinson-White pattern electrocardiogram: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17462759     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Preexcitation syndromes pose a diagnostic challenge for exercise stress testing. We present stress echocardiographic findings in patient with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) pattern on surface electrocardiogram (EKG). Echocardiogram at rest demonstrated paradoxical septal motion which disappeared during peak exercise and reappeared during rest. Preexcitation pattern on EKG also disappeared at peak stress. We tried to explain the underlying mechanisms of the above abnormality and the usefulness of stress testing in this group of patients.
Authors:
Siva K Mulpuru; Balendu C Vasavada; Prabhu S Hejmadi; Gagan Sahni
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2007-04-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  119     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2007 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-04     Completed Date:  2007-06-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e68-70     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Exercise Test
Humans
Male
Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome / physiopathology*,  ultrasonography*

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