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430 Possible Causes for Atrial Fibrillation, Cor Pulmonale, Syncope

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    The severity of COPD correlates with various arrhythmic manifestations such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and either sustained or nonsustained ventricular tachycardia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Edema in cor pulmonale. Lancet 1975 ; ii: 1289 – 1290. Google Scholar 27 Richens JM Howard P. Oedema in cor pulmonale. Clin Sci 1982 ; 62: 255 – 259.[doi.org] Arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation. Infection. Secondary polycythaemia. Depression.[patient.info]

  • Atrial Septal Defect

    We present the case of a 44-year-old methamphetamine abuser who had a 3-month history of worsening fatigue and near-syncope.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ) of atrial fibrillation (AF).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She described her syncopal episodes as typical for true syncope: episodes were 1) transient, 2) self-limited 3) leading to falling, 4) the onset was relatively rapid with[cardiovascularultrasound.biomedcentral.com]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    We investigated the incidence of syncope, examined the clinical factors associated with syncope, and assessed the association between syncope and the short-term outcomes of[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Six ECG findings (heart rate 100 beats/min, S1Q3T3, complete RBBB, inverted T waves in V1-V4, ST elevation in aVR, and atrial fibrillation) had likelihood and ORs with lower-limit[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] pulmonale in contrast to the well known cor pulmonale of chronic nature associated with progressive enlargement of the right side of the heart secondary to certain pulmonary[doi.org]

  • Recurrent Pulmonary Embolism

    The mechanism for syncope during pulmonary embolism is not well understood.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pradaxa is approved: 5 To reduce the risk of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation For the treatment of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary[boehringer-ingelheim.com] Greater attention is presently being directed toward the frequent occurrence of chronic embolization and its sequelae, chronic hypertension and cor pulmonale. 1 2 3 4 5 6[nejm.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Light-headedness or syncope. Anorexia.[patient.info] […] failure with reduced ejection fraction; however, the efficacy of these drugs in patients with concomitant atrial fibrillation is uncertain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Heart Failure and Cor Pulmonale Sections: Heart Failure, Cor Pulmonale, Further Readings. Topics Discussed: heart diseases.[web.archive.org]

  • Cor Pulmonale

    A 12-year-old boy presented acutely after an episode of syncope with perioral cyanosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In a recent comprehensive review by Hecht 2 cardiac irregularities, particularly atrial fibrillation, are said to be "quite infrequent" in any type of cor pulmonale.[nejm.org] […] lung diseases. [7] Cor Pulmonale Presentation The clinical manifestations of cor pulmonale may be nonspecific.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Atrial Flutter

    A 46-year-old man was admitted to our hospital for near syncope and palpitations.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] fibrillation or atrial flutter.[nyulangone.org] Cardiology Teaching Package A Beginners Guide to Normal Heart Function, Sinus Rhythm & Common Cardiac Arrhythmias Causes of Atrial Flutter Idiopathic Cor Pulmonale Ischaemic[nottingham.ac.uk]

  • Eisenmenger Syndrome

    In general by the time true Eisenmenger syndrome develops patients are already symptomatic with easy fatigue, dyspnea, chest pain and syncope being common 5 .[radiopaedia.org] Twenty-eight patients (17%) had significant tachyarrhythmia: paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (8 patients, 29%), atrial fibrillation (6 patients, 21%), atrial fibrillation[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] thrombocytopenia, and immune dysfunction Prognosis age of onset depends on type and severity of defect can present as early as childhood death can result from decompensated cor[medbullets.com]

  • Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism

    A73-year-old man was admitted to the intensive care unit because of sudden onset of dyspnea followed by syncope.[circ.ahajournals.org] fibrillation.[activase.com] Excluding two patients with tumor occlusion of the pulmonary arteries and three patients with chronic cor pulmonale from old pulmonary emboli, the survival rate was 50%.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Dogs diagnosed this way had more VPCs, polymorphic VPCs, couplets, triplets, VTs and R-on-T-phenomenon and syncope, decreased right ventricular function and dilatation in[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Atrial fibrillation; Exercise-induced atrial cardiomyopathy; Genes; Mechanosensitive ion channels[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ., cystic fibrosis, cor pulmonale, or pulmonary hypertension) 13.Ischemic coronary vascular disease 14.Association with drugs (e.g., growth hormone, corticosteroids, cocaine[clinicaltrials.gov]

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