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*  Myocardial infarction complications
If one of the heart valves is affected, this may cause dysfunction, such as mitral regurgitation in the case of left-sided ... Rupture of the intraventricular septum (the muscle separating the left and right ventricles) causes a ventricular septal defect ... The re-entry phenomenon may cause rapid heart rates (ventricular tachycardia and even ventricular fibrillation), and ischemia ... "Primary angioplasty reduces the risk of left ventricular free wall rupture compared with thrombolysis in patients with acute ...
*  Complications of hypertension
Diastolic dysfunction is an early consequence of hypertension-related heart disease and is exacerbated by left ventricular ... May 2007). "[Left ventricular diastolic function and dysfunction: a single cardiac target for various systemic diseases]". ... Individuals with left ventricular hypertrophy are at increased risk for, stroke, CHF, and sudden death. Aggressive control of ... left ventricular hypertrophy are seen in 25% of the hypertensive patients and can easily be diagnosed by using echocardiography ...
*  HIV associated cardiomyopathy
... in HIV-infected children reduces left ventricular dysfunction, increases left ventricular wall thickness, and reduces peak left ... In addition, patients with echocardiographic evidence of left ventricular dysfunction had a higher chance of having cardiac ... Many patients with HIV have nutritional deficiencies which have been linked to left ventricular dysfunction. HIV-infected ... Myocarditis and cardiotropic viral infection associated with severe left ventricular dysfunction in late-stage infection with ...
*  Brain natriuretic peptide
BNP and NT-proBNP are also typically increased in patients with left ventricular dysfunction, with or without symptoms (BNP ... testing to identify left ventricular dysfunction in hypertensive patients". Am. J. Hypertens. 18 (2 Pt 2): 73S-81S. doi:10.1016 ... Cosson S (2004). "Usefulness of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) as a screen for left ventricular abnormalities in diabetes ... Other terms for BNP include B-type natriuretic peptide, ventricular natriuretic peptide and natriuretic peptide B') C-type ...
*  Nisoldipine
"Why is nisoldipine a specific agent in ischemic left ventricular dysfunction?". The American Journal of Cardiology. 75: E36-E40 ...
*  Dofetilide
September 1999). "Dofetilide in patients with congestive heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction. Danish Investigations ... September 1999). "Dofetilide in patients with congestive heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction. Danish Investigations ... dofetilide does not affect mortality in the treatment of patients post-myocardial infarction with left ventricular dysfunction ... some physicians use dofetilide in the suppression of atrial fibrillation in individuals with LV dysfunction, however use ...
*  Liquid ventilator
"Rapid cooling preserves the ischaemic myocardium against mitochondrial damage and left ventricular dysfunction". Cardiovasc Res ...
*  Sarafotoxin
The bronchoconstriction is also caused by left ventricular dysfunction, caused by the SRTXs. Left ventricular relaxation is ... This peribronchial edema is likely caused by impairment of left ventricular relaxation, elevating microvascular hydrostatic ...
*  Omecamtiv mecarbil
Dyke D, Koelling T (2008). "Heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction". In Eagle KA, Baliga RR. Practical ... It is being studied for a potential role in the treatment of left ventricular systolic heart failure. Systolic heart failure ... The overall result of omecamtiv mecarbil is an increase in left ventricular systolic ejection time, sarcomere shortening and ... leading to left ventricular hypertrophy, another characteristic of chronic heart failure. Current inotropic therapies work by ...
*  LVSD
Left Ventricular end-systolic Dimension; see Ventricle (heart)#Dimensions Left ventricular systolic dysfunction; see Heart ... failure#Systolic dysfunction Ligonier Valley School District in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. ...
*  Enalapril
... is used to treat hypertension, symptomatic heart failure, and asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction. It has been ...
*  Ventricular remodeling
... in Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction after Myocardial Infarction". New England Journal of Medicine. 348 (14): 1309-21 ... Ventricular remodeling may include ventricular hypertrophy, ventricular dilation, cardiomegaly, and other changes. It is an ... and structural changes occur in the left ventricular myocardium that lead to progressive decline in left ventricular ... contributing to ventricular dilatation or ventricular hypertrophy, depending on the loading stress on the ventricular wall. ...
*  Heart failure
This type is also known as heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction or systolic heart failure. This type of ... There are two main types of heart failure: heart failure due to left ventricular dysfunction and heart failure with normal ... In those with heart failure due to left ventricular dysfunction, angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin ... 3 April 2013). "Eplerenone, a selective aldosterone blocker, in patients with left ventricular dysfunction after myocardial ...
*  Coxsackie virus and adenovirus receptor
"Detection of adenoviral genome in the myocardium of adult patients with idiopathic left ventricular dysfunction". Circulation. ... or impaired left ventricular function of unknown origin. Patients exhibiting sudden death from acute myocardial infarction had ... coordinate with severe cardiac muscle abnormalities including left ventricular hyperplasia, sinuatrial valve abnormalities, ... A role for CAR in arrhythmia susceptibility and ventricular fibrillation after myocardial infarction was shown in that CXADR ...
*  Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
The right ventricle will fail before there is left ventricular dysfunction. However, by the time the individual has signs of ... Eventually, the left ventricle will also become involved, leading to bi-ventricular failure. Signs and symptoms of left ... Left ventricular involvement Syncope Episode of ventricular arrhythmia Management options include pharmacological, surgical, ... Ventricular ectopy seen on a surface EKG in the setting of ARVD is typically of left bundle branch block (LBBB) morphology, ...
*  Restrictive cardiomyopathy
Pollak, A; Falk, R H (1993-08-01). "Left ventricular systolic dysfunction precipitated by verapamil in cardiac amyloidosis". ... from restrictive cardiomyopathy will usually eventually have to be treated by cardiac transplantation or left ventricular ... Patients will demonstrate normal systolic function, diastolic dysfunction, and a restrictive filling pattern. 2-dimensional and ... In time, restrictive cardiomyopathy patients develop diastolic dysfunction and eventually heart failure. Diagnosis is typically ...
*  Diabetic cardiomyopathy
One of the earliest signs is mild left ventricular diastolic dysfunction with little effect on ventricular filling. Also, the ... 2004). "Evidence of left ventricular dysfunction in asymptomatic elderly patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus ... After the development of systolic dysfunction, left ventricular dilation and symptomatic heart failure, the jugular venous ... patient may show subtle signs of diabetic cardiomyopathy related to decreased left ventricular compliance or left ventricular ...
*  CXCL9
Altara R, Gu YM, Struijker-Boudier HA, Thijs L, Staessen JA, Blankesteijn WM (2015). "Left Ventricular Dysfunction and CXCR3 ... CXCL9, -10, -11 have proven to be valid biomarkers for the development of heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction, ...
*  Hypertensive emergency
Cardiovascular system damage can include myocardial ischemia/infarction, acute left ventricular dysfunction, acute pulmonary ... As the left ventricle becomes unable to compensate for an acute rise in systemic vascular resistance, left ventricular failure ... with hypertensive crises often have chest pain as a result of this mismatch and may suffer from left ventricular dysfunction. ... The morbidity and mortality of hypertensive emergencies depend on the extent of end-organ dysfunction at the time of ...
*  Fitness to dive
Exertional angina, postmyocardial infarction with left ventricular dysfunction, congestive heart failure, or dependence on ... Significant autonomic or peripheral neuropathy increases the risk of exaggerated hypotension when leaving the water. ...
*  Sotalol
"Effect of d-sotalol on mortality in patients with left ventricular dysfunction after recent and remote myocardial infarction. ... The incidence of TdP for sustained ventricular tachycardia patients was 0% with an 80 mg daily dose, 0.5% at 160 mg, 1.6% at ... Sotalol-induced delayed ventricular repolarization in man. European Heart Journal 1980; 1, 335-343 Antonaccio M, Gomoll A. ... Protection against ventricular and atrial fibrillation by sotalol. Cardiovascular Research 1986; 20, 358-363. Edvardsson, N et ...
*  Isosorbide dinitrate/hydralazine
... to angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor therapy in blacks as compared with white patients with left ventricular dysfunction ...
*  Race and health
... to angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor therapy in blacks as compared with white patients with left ventricular dysfunction ...
*  T wave alternans
T-wave alternans and the risk of death or sustained ventricular arrhythmias in patients with left ventricular dysfunction". J ... 2009). "Prediction of fatal or near-fatal cardiac arrhythmia events in patients with depressed left ventricular function after ... It has long been associated with ventricular arrhythmias and sudden death. First recognized nearly a century ago, visually ... MTWA testing has been recommended for ventricular arrhythmia risk assessment by the American College of Cardiology, American ...
*  The American Heart Institute
The center has performed a series of several high-risk cases with severe left ventricular dysfunction achieving exceptional ...
*  Sándor J. Kovács
... and to the realization that left ventricular volume at diastasis is the in vivo equilibrium volume of the left ventricle. In ... model-based derivation with in-vivo validation in control and diastolic dysfunction subjects. J. Appl. Physiology, 2006;101: 92 ... Point-Counterpoint: Left ventricular volume during diastasis IS/IS NOT the physiologic in-vivo equilibrium volume and IS/IS NOT ... Point:Left ventricular volume during diastasis is the physiological in vivo equilibrium volume and is related to diastolic ...
*  Management of heart failure
... guidelines recommend β-blocker therapy for patients with systolic heart failure due to left ventricular systolic dysfunction ... CRT: People with NYHA class III or IV, left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of 35% or less and a QRS interval of 120 ms or ... As with ACEI therapy, the addition of a β-blocker can decrease mortality and improve left ventricular function. Several β- ... Cooley and coworkers reported the first surgical treatment of a left ventricular aneurysm in 1958. They used a linear closure ...