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Cardiac papillary fibroelastomas are rare and have been considered a "benign," incidental finding. With two-dimensional echocardiography, these tumors can now be readily diagnosed. A young male patient who had a stroke due to a mitral valve papillary fibroelastoma is described. In this patient, not only did preoperative echocardiography establish the(More)
Electrocardiographic responses to correction of hypovoltmic shock, to changes in arterial pH, and to alterations in potassium balance have been described under a variety of conditions (Barker, Shrader, and Ronzoni, 1939; Lepeschkin, 1951; Surawicz et al., 1957; Surawicz, 1963; Reid et al., 1965). In many previous studies, however, the electrocardiographic(More)
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