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Ventricular rate control

Sustained high ventricular rates during persistent or permanent AF can lead to a deterioration in left ventricular function, hence the requirement for rate control. Historically, digoxin has been us...

Spleen Disorders

Located under your left lung, beneath the diaphragm, the spleen has two functions; lymphocyte production (which takes place in the white pulp) and filtration of the blood by phagocytes to remove mic...

Tricuspid Regurgitation

Tricuspid regurgitation (tricuspid incompetence, tricuspid insufficiency) is leakage of blood backward through the tricuspid valve each time the right ventricle contracts.Tricuspid regurgitation is...

Ventricular aneurysm

Ventricular aneurysms are usually aftereffects of myocardial infarctions. When the heart muscle (cardiac muscle) partially dies during a heart attack, a layer of muscle may survive, and being severe...

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Spontaneous pneumothorax

Summary pointsPrimary spontaneous pneumothorax is associated with smoking but defined as occurring in the absence of known lung diseaseSecondary spontaneous pneumothorax occurs in the presence of......

Pleural Ultrasonography vs CXR for Diagnosis of Pneumothorax

Is ultrasonography more accurate than chest radiography -- for detection of pneumothorax? Critical Care

Septal and Apical Pacing in Pacemaker-Dependent Patients

Learn more about the differences in outcomes between apical and septal pacing in pacemaker-dependent patients. Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology

CardiAQ performs first-in-human Trans-Apical TMVI procedure

CardiAQ Valve Technologies (CardiAQ), which performed the first ever Trans-Femoral, Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implantation procedure in June of 2012 with its self-conforming, self-anchoring implant t...

Administration of 100% oxygen does not hasten resolution of symptomatic spontaneous pneumothorax in neonates

Apical constriction drives tissue-scale hydrodynamic flow to mediate cell elongation

Epithelial folding mediated by apical constriction converts flat epithelial sheets into multilayered, complex tissue structures and is used throughout development in most animals. Little is known, how...

Does This Patient Have an Exudative Pleural Effusion? The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review

ImportanceThoracentesis is performed to identify the cause of a pleural effusion. Although generally safe, thoracentesis may be complicated by transient hypoxemia, bleeding, patient discomfort, reexpa...

Anteroposterior left vertebral angiogram

Identify the structures labelled A, B, C, D, E, and F on this anteroposterior left vertebral angiogram.bmj;348/may21_7/g2581/FIG1F1fig1AnswersA: Basilar arteryB: Left posterior cerebral arteryC: Left....

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The Berglin apical stitch: a simple technique to straighten things out in atrial fibrillation surgery.

In the Cox-Maze IV procedure, or in endocardial left atrial ablation, correct positioning of the surgical ablation probe within the left atrium might be difficult due to bulging or folds in the poster...

Is pneumothorax size on chest x-ray a predictor of neonatal mortality?

Pneumothorax in newborns may result in a significant mortality and morbidity. To predict who will survive or die is of great importance in the clinical management. The aim of this study is to address...


Pneumothorax-either spontaneous or iatrogenic-is commonly encountered in pulmonary medicine. While secondary pneumothorax is caused by an underlying pulmonary disease, the spontaneous type occurs in h...

Intrathoracic migration of a Kirschner wire.

Kirschner (K) wires can easily migrate, resulting in serious complications. We report a 49-year-old woman who had a rare and late complication related to the migration of K wire. It had been used for...

Frequency and intensive care related risk factors of pneumothorax in ventilated neonates.

Objectives. Relationships of mechanical ventilation to pneumothorax in neonates and care procedures in particular are rarely studied. We aimed to evaluate the relationship of selected ventilator varia...

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