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The variable echocardiographic features in aortic valve endocarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1157279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The echocardiographic abnormalities in five cases of aortic valve endocarditis are described and are correlated with the anatomical appearance of the valve at the time of aortic valve replacement. These electrocardiographic findings are compared with those which have been reported previously in this condition. Thickening of the aortic leaflets in systole or multiple linear or coalescent aortic valve echoes in diastole are highly suggestive of valvular vegetations. Ruptured aortic leaflets may produce chaotic, high-frequency echo patterns which differ from those produced by vegetations. The specificity of these echocardiographic patterns is discussed.
Authors:
T M Wray
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0009-7322     ISO Abbreviation:  Circulation     Publication Date:  1975 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-11-26     Completed Date:  1975-11-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0147763     Medline TA:  Circulation     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  658-63     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aortic Valve*
Echocardiography*
Endocarditis / diagnosis*
Female
Humans
Male

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