Cardiac Diverticulum

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Cardiac Diverticulum

Cardiac diverticulum is a very rare birth malformation characterized by a fluid-filled structure found on the heart. Although very rare, this diagnosis is commonly associated with other defects found at birth. Once discovered, immediate surgery is recommended to avoid risk of rupture, heart failure, or arrhythmias.

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The terms "Cardiac Diverticulum" returned 7 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Rare diagnosis of fibrous cardiac diverticulum in an adult followed by urgent surgical intervention.
 

Author(s): Dimitar Nikolov, Veneta Grigorova, Galina Kirova, Assen Keltchev

Journal: Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;15(3):563-5.

 

We describe the case of a 59-year old male patient with an acute onset of chest pain who was admitted to our unit with a suspected rupture of the left ventricle pseudoaneurysm, compressing the left atrium and the ascending aorta. Our urgent surgical intervention caused us to reject ...

Last Updated: 21 Aug 2012

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Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging helps make the diagnosis of left ventricular diverticulum in an adult patient with total occlusion of the coronary artery.
 

Author(s): Taichiro Hayase, Kikuo Isoda, Keiko Abe, Koji Akita, Yuko Arai, Fumitaka Ohsuzu

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2010 ;49(1):81-2.

 

Last Updated: 4 Jan 2010

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Left ventricular diverticulum: a finding by cardiac CT angiography.
 

Author(s): Raquel Dourado, Pedro Araújo Gonçalves, Hugo Marques, Augusto Gaspar, Francisco Pereira Machado, José Roquette

Journal: Rev Port Cardiol. 2009 Mar;28(3):341-4.

 

Last Updated: 1 Jun 2009

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The terms "Cardiac Diverticulum" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Cardiac diverticulum with pericardial effusion: report of two new cases treated by in-utero pericardiocentesis and a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): F M McAuliffe, L K Hornberger, J Johnson, D Chitayat, G Ryan

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Apr;25(4):401-4.

 

Congenital cardiac diverticula are rare abnormalities that may occur as isolated malformations. They are often associated with pericardial effusions, which may cause both pulmonary hypoplasia and progressive fetal hydrops. Few cases are reported in fetal life. Mount Sinai Hospital, ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2005

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Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons With Multimorbidity - Quebec
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypertension; Depression; Anxiety; Musculoskeletal Pain; Arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Osteoporosis; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Asthma; Chronic Bronchitis; Cardiovascular Disease; Heart Failure; Stroke; Transient Ischemic Attacks; Ulcer; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Irritable Bowel; Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Diverticulosis; Chronic Hepatitis; Diabetes; Thyroid Disorder; Cancer; Kidney Disease; Urinary Tract Problem; Dementia; Alzheimer's Disease; Hyperlipidemia; HIV

 

Last Updated: 27 May 2016

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Patient-Centred Innovations for Persons With Multimorbidity - Ontario
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypertension; Depression; Anxiety; Musculoskeletal Pain; Arthritis; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Osteoporosis; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD); Asthma; Chronic Bronchitis; Cardiovascular Disease; Heart Failure; Stroke; Transient Ischemic Attacks; Ulcer; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Irritable Bowel; Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; Diverticulosis; Chronic Hepatitis; Diabetes; Thyroid Disorder; Cancer; Kidney Disease; Urinary Tract Problem; Dementia; Alzheimer's Disease; Hyperlipidemia; HIV; Multimorbidity

 

Last Updated: 3 May 2016

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