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The left anterior descending artery arising from the right sinus of Valsalva: A case report
Coronary artery anomalies occur in less than 1% of patients who undergo coronary angiography and they account for 1% to 2% of all cases of congenital heart disease. The most commonly encountered anomaly, the circumflex ...
Improvement in Doppler alternans in patients with severe heart failure: Levosimendan versus dobutamin
Mechanical alternans, an ominous sign of terminal systolic heart failure, could be indirectly shown by Doppler analysis. On the other hand, Levosimendan, a novel agent, improves contractility in patients with HF. We searched ...
Managing beta-blockers in acute heart failure: When to start and when to stop?
The role of ?-blockers in heart failure has been long debated. Data from chronic heart failure studies clearly indicate that ?-blockers save lives. However, data concerning use of ?-blockers in patients with acute heart ...
In-hospital journey of patients with heart failure
The number of patients diagnosed with heart failure (HF) is gradually increasing as a result of the increase in the elderly population. As the proportion of patients admitted to the emergency room with the diagnosis of ...
Relationship between HbA1c and coronary flow rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and angiographically normal coronary arteries
Objectives: We examined the relationship between glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) level and coronary flow rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and angiographically normal coronary arteries. Study design: The ...
Acute heart failure and near-syncope associated with giant left atrial ball thrombus occluding left ventricular inflow tract
A 70-year-old female patient was admitted to our department with symptoms and signs of acute heart failure and near syncope. After hospitalization, both transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and subsequent transesophageal ...
Initial syncope associated with alternating attacks of supraventricular tachycardia and atrioventricular block long after surgical correction of tricuspid atresia
The Fontan procedure has become a generic term to define a surgical procedure that orients the systemic venous return directly to the pulmonary arteries, and has been used as a palliative operation for pulmonary atresia, ...
Noonan's syndrome with simple partial syndactyly of the fingers and bilateral cubital webs.
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