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Two of four patients with ballooning posterior leaflet syndrome died suddenly and the remaining two developed a near-fatal arrhythmia. These four patients demonstrate the potentially fatal nature of the ballooning posterior leaflet syndrome.
Six subjects receiving digoxin therapy for heart disease were studied on two occasions with a single oral dose of 0.5 mg of tritiated digoxin. In every study, all stools and urine were saved for 1 week. Before the second study, treatment with cholestyramine, 4 g every 6 hours, was begun and continued throughout. In three patients, a third study was… (More)
The relation between degree of cardiac functional impairment and changes in hemoglobin-oxygen affinity and 2,3-diphosphoglycerate (2,3-DPG) has been studied in 39 patients with noncyanotic heart disease. A progressive decline in hemoglobin-oxygen affinity was found with worsening cardiac function as assessed by cardiac index, arteriovenous oxygen (A-V O(2))… (More)