ventricular aneurysm


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Related to ventricular aneurysm: pericarditis, False ventricular aneurysm
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Noun1.ventricular aneurysm - a localized dilation or protrusion on the wall of the left ventricle of the heart (occurring after a myocardial infarction)ventricular aneurysm - a localized dilation or protrusion on the wall of the left ventricle of the heart (occurring after a myocardial infarction)
aneurism, aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
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Thirty-nine patients had concomitant MR, two had left ventricular aneurysm, one had Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF)/atrial septal defect (ASD), one had severe PS/partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection (PAPVC), and one had ASD.
A left ventricular aneurysm (LVA) refers to a dyskinetic area of the ventricular wall with a broad neck; this distinguishes it from a pseudoaneurysm (1).
Giant Left Ventricular Aneurysm, Perception of the Radiologist: Case Report
A second manifestation of ventricular arrhythmias following blunt chest trauma is the development of ventricular tachycardia (Figure 2) due to ventricular aneurysm and/or tissue fibrosis that develops long after the initial injury.
Cardiac aneurysms (left ventricular aneurysm, atrial septal aneurysm and atrial appendage aneurysm) can be congenital or acquired.
Patients with history of chronic renal failure redo coronary bypass surgery valvular disease thyroid disease ventricular aneurysm and treatment with beta-blockers were excluded from the study of EF.
Treatment of heart failure in CD is similar to the general approach in left ventricular dysfunction from other causes but early consideration to the use of oral anticoagulation is warranted due to the high thromboembolic risk in patients with left ventricular aneurysm.
Left ventricular aneurysm (LVA) is a mechanical complication of an acute transmural myocardial infarction (AMI).
Incidence, timing and prognostic value of left ventricular aneurysm formation after myocardial infarction: a prospective, serial echocardiographic study of 158 patients.
ST segment elevation can be an indication of acute myocardial injury, pericarditis, coronary vasospasm, ventricular aneurysm, or hyperkalemia (Huff, 2006).
In this procedure, a left ventriculotomy is performed, and the ventricular aneurysm is reduced in size by exclusion of the scar from the endocardial volume of the left ventricle.
Echocardiogram showed apical left ventricular aneurysm with thrombus.