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16 Possible Causes for Cardiogenic Syncope, Narrow Pulse Pressure

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Coronary Heart Disease A heart attack happens if the flow of oxygen-rich blood to a section of heart muscle suddenly becomes blocked and the heart can't get oxygen. Most heart attacks occur as a result of coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD is a condition in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside[…][web.archive.org]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    Ventricular septal rupture (VSR) is a rare but fatal complication of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with an associated mortality that ranges from 41% to 80%. The treatment consists of supplemental oxygenation, afterload reduction, intraaortic balloon pump, and surgical repair. In selected patients, extracorporeal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

    Stress cardiomyopathy is an acquired cardiomyopathy of unknown aetiology. It usually occurs in women over the age of 70 who have experienced physical or emotional stress. It is most commonly characterised by a transient, left ventricular systolic dysfunction in the apical portion and hyperkinesia in the basal[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    Signs Examination of the pulse in significant AS reveals a slow-rising, flat character called pulsus parvus et tardus. [ 7 ] Blood pressure will show a narrow pulse pressure[patient.info] Clinical examination classically reveals a narrow pulse pressure, a slow-rising peripheral pulse, pulsus parvus et tardus (weak and delayed pulse) in the carotid pulse, a[radiopaedia.org]

  • Aortic Stenosis with Bicuspid Valve

    Signs Examination of the pulse in significant AS reveals a slow-rising, flat character called pulsus parvus et tardus. [ 7 ] Blood pressure will show a narrow pulse pressure[patient.info]

  • Congenital Aortic Valve Stenosis

    Signs Examination of the pulse in significant AS reveals a slow-rising, flat character called pulsus parvus et tardus. [ 7 ] Blood pressure will show a narrow pulse pressure[patient.info] Clinical examination classically reveals a narrow pulse pressure, a slow-rising peripheral pulse, pulsus parvus et tardus (weak and delayed pulse) in the carotid pulse, a[radiopaedia.org]

  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Obstruction

    Clinical examination classically reveals a narrow pulse pressure, a slow-rising peripheral pulse, pulsus parvus et tardus (weak and delayed pulse) in the carotid pulse, a[radiopaedia.org]

  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy

    Haemodynamic features delineated in the 1940s and '50s included the narrow pulse pressure in the right ventricle with normal systolic pressure and greatly increased diastolic[heart.bmj.com]

  • Cardiogenic Shock

    Palpitations Faintness/syncope Signs Pale, mottled, cold skin with slow capillary refill and poor peripheral pulses.[patient.info] Narrow pulse pressure. D. Oliguria. 5. Answer: C. Narrow pulse pressure.[nurseslabs.com] Presyncope or syncope, palpitations, generalized anxiety, and depression are other features indicative of poor cardiac function.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Aortic Valve Calcification

    Clinical examination classically reveals a narrow pulse pressure, a slow-rising peripheral pulse, pulsus parvus et tardus (weak and delayed pulse) in the carotid pulse, a[radiopaedia.org] During the physical exam, the doctor will: Take your blood pressure. Low blood pressure may mean that not enough blood is getting through the narrowed aortic valve.[northshore.org] Check your pulse. A weak pulse may mean that there is narrowing of the heart valve. Listen to your heart and lungs for abnormal sounds.[northshore.org]

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