left ventricular failure


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left ven·tric·u·lar fail·ure

n. deficiencia cardiaca del ventrículo.
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Somewhat of a pathologic variation to chronic pulmonary vasoconstriction is pulmonary venous hypertension, consequential to mitral stenosis or left ventricular failure. Chronic pulmonary venous hypertension leads to the acquisition of smooth muscle by the pulmonary veins, which normally lack smooth muscle.
Defining the relationship between akinesia and dyskinesia and the cause of left ventricular failure after anterior infarction and reversal of remodeling to restoration.
Pathologist Dr Mark Egan told the inquest that Mr Ali had suffered acute left ventricular failure and he also had coronary artery disease.
As a result, patients who are referred for surgery have more complex coronary artery disease that is often associated with left ventricular failure and concomitant valvular disease.
Finally, disorders of the left side of the heart, including aortic or mitral valvular disease, or left ventricular failure, can result in TR.
Cases of mild precordial pain with ST segment and/or T-wave changes, myocardial infarction, left ventricular failure, cardiogenic shock, ventricular and supraventricular arrhythmias, and sudden cardiac death have been reported (2-6) in >20% of patients receiving 5-FU.
A post-mortem revealed she had died from left ventricular failure due to scarring of the heart caused by heart disease and chronic alcohol abuse.
Cardiologists from the US, Europe, and Israel address coronary artery disease, percutaneous coronary intervention, stents, and approaches to chronic total occlusion and end-stage disease; noncoronary interventions such as percutaneous replacement of the aortic valve, closure of atrial shunts, carotid artery stenting, and alcohol ablation of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; treatment of left ventricular failure, including biventricular pacing, percutaneous assist devices, and stem cell therapy; and imaging such as computed tomography, MRI, and ultrasound.
The device can now be used in patients with New York Heart Association class IIIB or IV end-stage left ventricular failure, who have received optimal medical therapy for at least 45 of the last 60 days, according to the statement issued by the manufacturer, Thoratec Corp.
Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation is an adjunctive therapy that is often used in patients with left ventricular failure and other cardiac conditions.
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