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11 Possible Causes for Drug-induced Cardiomyopathy, Pulsus Alternans, X-Ray Abnormal

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    Find out more Cancer therapy-induced cardiomyopathy: can human induced pluripotent stem cell modelling help prevent it?[eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org] A specialist doctor will explain and carry out the procedure using X-ray images to find the abnormal blood vessel(s) and treat them if appropriate.[web.archive.org] alternans (alternating large and small pulse pressures) and a raised JVP.[patient.info]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    Find out more Cancer therapy-induced cardiomyopathy: can human induced pluripotent stem cell modelling help prevent it?[eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org] This patient had a clear history of carbon monoxide poisoning, acute respiratory distress, bilateral lung dry and moist rale, chest X-ray showed bilateral pulmonary edema,[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Radiofrequency Ablation : A catheter with an electrode at its tip is guided through the veins to the heart muscle with real-time, moving X-rays displayed on a video screen[physio-pedia.com]

  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy

    Toxins-induced cardiomyopathy – the most common toxin is ethanol following by illegal drug abuse of cocaine and amphetamines.[escardio.org] During the first wheezing episode in children with abnormal vital signs, heart failure should be considered in the differential diagnosis, and a chest X-ray should be performed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Pulsus alternans is an infrequent, complex pathophysiologic sign often associated with severe heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy

    Models, Animal Ethanol/toxicity Gene Expression Regulation/drug effects Heart Failure/chemically induced Heart Failure/genetics* Heart Failure/pathology Humans Mice Mitochondria[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] heart sounds, murmurs, ECG abnormalities, and enlarged heart on chest x-ray may lead to the diagnosis.[en.wikipedia.org] Leg elevation promptly reversed the pulsus alternans, and the echocardiographic abnormality.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Acute Myocarditis

    Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome due to mexiletine associated with human herpes virus 6 and cytomegalovirus reactivation.[scielo.br] These tests include: blood testing : to check for signs of infection or inflammation sources chest X-ray : to show chest anatomy and potential signs of heart failure electrocardiogram[healthline.com] Transformation of myocarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy to idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: facts and fiction.[scielo.br]

  • Toxic Myocarditis

    Viruses account for most cases of myocarditis or inflammatory cardiomyopathy, which could induce an immune response causing inflammation even when the pathogen has been cleared[revespcardiol.org] Further diagnostic tests may show elevated cardiac enzymes and cardiac enlargement in chest x-rays.[amboss.com] These tests include: blood testing : to check for signs of infection or inflammation sources chest X-ray : to show chest anatomy and potential signs of heart failure electrocardiogram[healthline.com]

  • Hypersensitivity Myocarditis

    A prompt diagnosis, immediate withdrawal of the offending drug and immunosuppressant therapy may decrease mortality in drug-induced acute EM [ 1 ].[karger.com] , even in the absence of cardiomegaly on chest x-ray." 20 Diagnostic Evaluation Electrocardiogram (ECG).[ahcmedia.com] Anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy. Postgrad. Med. 2008, 120, 67–72. [ Google Scholar ] [ CrossRef ] [ PubMed ] Taliercio, C.P.; Olney, B.A.; Lie, J.T.[mdpi.com]

  • Lymphocytic Myocarditis

    Viruses account for most cases of myocarditis or inflammatory cardiomyopathy, which could induce an immune response causing inflammation even when the pathogen has been cleared[revespcardiol.org] Other etiologic agents responsible for myocarditis include drugs, toxic substances, or autoimmune conditions.[revespcardiol.org]

  • Heart Failure

    Find out more Cancer therapy-induced cardiomyopathy: can human induced pluripotent stem cell modelling help prevent it?[eurheartj.oxfordjournals.org] During the first wheezing episode in children with abnormal vital signs, heart failure should be considered in the differential diagnosis, and a chest X-ray should be performed[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] alternans (alternating large and small pulse pressures) and a raised JVP.[patient.info]

  • High Output Heart Failure

    […] an alcoholic cardiomyopathy.[emedicine.medscape.com] A chest x-ray performed before any fluid resuscitation depicted a pulmonary edema and pleural effusion.[circ.ahajournals.org] alternans (alternating large and small pulse pressures) and a raised JVP.[patient.info]

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