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Ruptured Sinus of Valsalva in an Asymptomatic patient - a Case Report

… to View PDF Permissions Views: 2573 Likes: 0 Abstract A rupture of a sinus of Valsalva is a rare cardiac anomaly. A continuous murmur may be the first … a 65-year-old asymptomatic patient with a continuous cardiac murmur leading to the diagnosis of a previously …

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Optical Coherence Tomography For the Detection of the Vulnerable Plaque

… plaque have been associated with the development of plaque rupture and the pathogenesis of acute coronary syndromes … (AMI) with or without ST-segment elevation, and sudden cardiac death, is atherothrombosis. Pilot pathological … of the Vulnerable Plaque Post-mortem studies of sudden cardiac death victims have shown that the major pathological …

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Interventional Cardiology for Coronary Artery Disease

… myocardial infarction (MI), heart failure (HF), and sudden cardiac death. Half of all heart attacks occur in the form of … due to progressive narrowing or more commonly acute plaque rupture, blood flow ceases with death of downstream heart … disease, but a frightening 10-fold higher risk of sudden cardiac death. Of note, this same landmark study demonstrated …

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Interventional Cardiology for Coronary Artery Disease

… myocardial infarction (MI), heart failure (HF), and sudden cardiac death. Half of all heart attacks occur in the form of … due to progressive narrowing or more commonly acute plaque rupture, blood flow ceases with death of downstream heart … disease, but a frightening 10-fold higher risk of sudden cardiac death. 2 Of note, this same landmark study1 …

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Takotsubo Syndrome – Stress-induced Heart Failure Syndrome

… into a round ventricle. This leads to a reduction in cardiac function. Takotsubo is believed to be a response to … It usually has a benign course with spontaneous return of cardiac function. However it may recur and in a small … with arrhythmia, acute myocardial infarction and cardiac rupture. It is usually treated symptomatically depending on …

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Detection of Complications After Aortic Stent Grafting

… angiography , contrast-enhanced ultrasonography , rupture , Disclosure: The authors have no conflicts of … include endoleaks, infection, graft migration and rupture. Due to these potential problems inherent to EVAR, … exposure. Complications After Aortic Stent Grafting Rupture Rupture is the most feared complication that can be …

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What is Takotsubo (Stress) Cardiomyopathy?

… entity around the world. It is an acute reversible cardiac syndrome that has a striking female predominance, … The symptoms and signs are similar to those in other acute cardiac conditions characterised by acute myocardial ischemia … or left ventricular outflow tract obstruction and plaque rupture with spontaneous thrombolysis. The catecholamine …

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The European Cardiovascular Arena - In Brief A Round-up of Trends, Statistics and Clinical Research

… (PCI) - than intensive drug therapy in the long term. Cardiac ischaemia - or oxygen starvation in the heart muscle … who received PCI (just under half), one-third had a major cardiac event within the follow-up period compared with over … causing a widening of the artery, which can subsequently rupture. Aneurysms in the aorta are particularly dangerous as …

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MI with Non-obstructive Coronary Artery Presenting with STEMI: A Review of Incidence, Aetiology, Assessment and Treatment

… subsequent plaque disruption, predominantly from plaque rupture or erosion, is responsible for the majority of ACS … into three main categories: coronary, non-coronary cardiac and extra cardiac causes. MINOCA, irrespective of the underlying …

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Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Stratification – An Update

… Article Text Figures & Tables References Article Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Stratification - An Update Reginald Liew , … View PDF Permissions Views: 2159 Likes: 0 Abstract Sudden cardiac death (SCD) remains a major public health problem … the general public are also discussed. Keywords Sudden cardiac death , risk stratification , ventricular …

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