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439 Possible Causes for Left Atrial Dilation

  • Hypertension

    A recent prospective randomized study showed that a targeted weight loss intervention reduced atrial dilatation, left ventricular hypertrophy, and AF symptom burden and severity[doi.org]

  • Wolcott-Rallison Syndrome

    The heart was enlarged with mitral value dysplasia and stenosis, left atrial dilatation, left ventricular hypertrophy, and endocardial fibroelastosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The heart was enlarged with mitral valve dysplasia and stenosis, left atrial dilatation, left ventricular hypertrophy, and endocardial fibroelastosis.[tandfonline.com] atrial dilatation left ventricular hypertrophy endocardial fibroelastosis recurrent episodes of self-limiting hepatic failure pancreati anomalies severe pancreatic hypoplasia[humpath.com]

  • Hyponatremia

    He was diagnosed with familial dilated cardiomyopathy and was administered oral tolvaptan and amiodarone for atrial and ventricular tachycardia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Since up-titration of carvedilol had failed and he was dependent on dobutamine, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) was implanted.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Gouty Arthritis

    He had a dilated cardiomyopathy, treated with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD); atrial fibrillation, for which he was maintained on anticoagulation; a history of chronic[the-rheumatologist.org]

  • Right Ventricular Dilatation

    Predictive Value Of Left Atrial Volume Index And Right Ventricular Dilatation In Mitral Stenosis For Atrial Fibrillation.[scopemed.org] […] injury or ischaemia, perturbations of the QRS complex amplitude, depending on the patients' oedematous state, 1 and left atrial hypertrophy, dilatation, or hypertension, since[academic.oup.com] , left Atrial enlargement, right Bilateral enlargement of atria Cardiomegaly (enlarged heart) Hypertrophy or dilatation of right ventricle Left atrial enlargement Left ventricular[icd10data.com]

  • Heart Failure

    Transthoracic echocardiography along with contrast-enhanced CT showed evidence of esophageal dilation producing left atrial compression.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] fibrillation, a prior embolic event, or conditions which increase the risk of an embolic event such as amyloidosis, left ventricular noncompaction, familial dilated cardiomyopathy[en.wikipedia.org] […] conditions such as left and right ventricular hypertrophy or dilated cardiomyopathy.[doi.org]

  • Carotid Stenosis

    […] syndrome), are also associated with increased risk of stroke and arterial embolization attributable to left atrial appendage thrombus or LV mural thrombus. 477 – 479 In the[dx.doi.org] […] evidence of left atrial or LV thrombus, the effectiveness of anticoagulation compared with antiplatelet therapy is uncertain, and the choice should be individualized (Class[dx.doi.org] (New recommendation) In patients with ischemic stroke or TIA in sinus rhythm with either dilated cardiomyopathy (LV ejection fraction 35%) or restrictive cardiomyopathy without[dx.doi.org]

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    A subsequent echocardiogram shows normal left ventricular size and preserved systolic function, with mild inferior wall hypokinesis, mild left atrial dilatation and normal[doi.org] (Level of Evidence: A) Class IIb 2011 New Recommendation: Catheter ablation may be reasonable to treat symptomatic paroxysmal AF in patients with significant left atrial dilatation[doi.org] She is in sinus rhythm when she presents, with an electrocardiogram demonstrating inferior Q-waves, but a Holter monitor confirms paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AF).[doi.org]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    […] fibrillation, a prior embolic event, or conditions which increase the risk of an embolic event such as amyloidosis, left ventricular noncompaction, familial dilated cardiomyopathy[en.wikipedia.org] […] conditions such as left and right ventricular hypertrophy or dilated cardiomyopathy.[doi.org] Left ventricular dysfunction due to atrial fibrillation in patients initially believed to have idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. Am J Cardiol. 1992 ; 69 : 1570–3.[doi.org]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    […] prognosis) Laboratory Echocardiography Left atrial and ventricular dilation Reduced left ventricular ejection fraction ( LVEF ) Wall motion abnormalities Chest x-ray Cardiomegaly[amboss.com] atrial pressure) as filling pressures elevate Cardiac MRI In idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, the left heart is markedly dilated and thinned, and mid wall enhancement,[radiopaedia.org] Left ventricular dilation is an early finding. Hypertension, atrial fibrillation (holiday heart), and coronary disease are more common in heavy drinkers.[clevelandclinicmeded.com]

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