M Caccavano

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The bedside sphygmomanometric determination of the arterial pressure response during the Valsalva maneuver was incorporated into the routine physical examination of ambulatory subjects. Four distinct Valsalva responses were noted: ultrasinusoidal, sinusoidal, absent overshoot, and square wave. The absent overshoot response was further divided into(More)
Two dimensional echocardiographic criteria for bicuspid aortic valve recognition have greater specificity than previously proposed M-mode echocardiographic criteria. The potential clinical use of the two dimensional technique is, however, limited by the technical inability to image adequately the aortic valve leaflets in many patients. One hundred(More)
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