Sahar Al Ahmad

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Sclerosing peritonitis developed in a 56-year-old white man who had been receiving propranolol (320 mg/day) for hypertension and angina pectoris since December 1976. The patient had abdominal pain, loss of weight, pleural effusion, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Laparotomy revealed extensive adhesions which were so remarkable that the organs were fixed.(More)
The echocardiographic diagnosis of acute rupture of a papillary muscle is described. The pertinent findings included (1) decreased systolic motion of the posterior wall, (2) exaggerated septal motion, (3) left ventricular enlargement and pattern suggesting left ventricular diastolic overload, and (4) bizarre fluttering of posterior leaflet of the mitral(More)
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