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Valvular heart disease associated with fenfluramine-phentermine.
BACKGROUND Fenfluramine and phentermine have been individually approved as anorectic agents by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). When used in combination the drugs may be just as effective asExpand
Factors associated with progression of carcinoid heart disease.
BACKGROUND By releasing vasoactive substances into the circulation, carcinoid tumors can cause right-sided valvular heart disease. Factors associated with the progression of carcinoid heart diseaseExpand
Multimodality imaging of diseases of the thoracic aorta in adults: from the American Society of Echocardiography and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging: endorsed by the Society of
Steven A. Goldstein, MD, Co-Chair, Arturo Evangelista, MD, FESC, Co-Chair, Suhny Abbara, MD, Andrew Arai, MD, Federico M. Asch, MD, FASE, Luigi P. Badano, MD, PhD, FESC, Michael A. Bolen, MD, HeidiExpand
Best practices in managing transition to adulthood for adolescents with congenital heart disease: the transition process and medical and psychosocial issues: a scientific statement from the American
Many children born with complex childhood illnesses that historically caused early death are now surviving into adulthood with the expectation of leading meaningful and productive lives. They willExpand
Severe aortic stenosis with low transvalvular gradient and severe left ventricular dysfunction:result of aortic valve replacement in 52 patients.
BACKGROUND The outcome of aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis, low transvalvular gradient, and severe left ventricular dysfunction is not well known. METHODS ANDExpand
Long-term outcome in congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries: a multi-institutional study.
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to determine long-term outcome in adults with congenitally corrected transposition of the great arteries (CCTGA), with particular emphasis on systemicExpand
Severe symptomatic tricuspid valve regurgitation due to permanent pacemaker or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator leads.
OBJECTIVES We report a series of patients with severe tricuspid valve regurgitation due to a permanent pacemaker (PPM) or implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) lead. BACKGROUND SevereExpand
Impaired Left Ventricular Mechanics in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Identification of a Cohort at High Risk
Background—Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is characterized by pulmonary vascular remodeling and right heart failure. The right (RV) and left ventricles (LV) do not function in isolation,Expand
Partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection: diagnosis by transesophageal echocardiography.
OBJECTIVE This study sought to demonstrate that with proper technique, identification of the normal and abnormal pulmonary venous connection can be made with confidence using transesophagealExpand
Noninfectious Ascending Aortitis: A Case Series of 64 Patients
Objective. To identify the clinical presentation and histopathologic characteristics of noninfectious ascending aortitis. Methods. A retrospective medical record and histopathology review wasExpand