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Primary cardiac amyloidosis : a review of the literature
A review of the literature on primary cardiac amyloidosis is presented. Its differentiation from constrictive pericarditis, both on clinical and hemodynamic grounds, is outlined. The importance of antemortem endomyocardial ...
Postinfarction ventricular septal rupture combined with acute right ventricular infarction : a case report
An elderly white woman suffering from an acute transmural inferior myocardial infarction, with possible true posterior extension, is presented. Her holosystolic cardiac murmur and hypotension are attributed to rupture of ...
Pulmonary arteriovenous fistulas : a case presentation and review of the literature
A young woman had a pulmonary arteriovenous fistula localized to the right lower lobe. The presence of a patent foramen ovale (atrial septal defect) detected preoperatively allowed for a unique investigation of this case. ...
Primary cardiac amyloidosis : a case presentation
A young man with primary cardiac amyloidosis presented clinically as a case of 'restrictive' cardiomyopathy with an initial diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis, probably of tuberculous origin. Cardiac catheterization ...